- cash commodity
- An actual physical commodity someone is buying or selling, e.g., soybeans, corn, gold, silver, Treasury bonds, etc. Also referred to as actuals. Chicago Board of Trade glossary————The actual or physical commodity. The market in which the physical commodity is traded, as opposed to the futures market, where contracts for future delivery of the physical commodity are traded.See also actuals.See also cash market The CENTER ONLINE Futures Glossary————The actual physical commodity, as distinguished from a futures contract. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary————The actual or physical commodity, as distinguished from a futures contract. Chicago Mercantile Exchange Glossary
* * *A physical commodity, such as bags of coffee or bushels of wheat, as distinct to a commodity derivative, such as a future or option, which is a paper contract derived from the physical commodity.► See also Derivatives.
* * *cash commodity UK US noun [U]► COMMERCE a real commodity such as oil, metal, grain, or coffee and not a futures contract (= an agreement to buy or sell at an agreed price in the future)
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