• Refers to the commodity futures markets for corn, oats, and wheat. A broader definition would include soybeans.
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| ||Commodity: A commodity is food, metal, or another physical substance that investors buy or sell, usually via futures contracts.Any bulk good traded on an exchange or in the cash market. Examples include metals, Grains, and meats.|
| ||Commodity funds: Are investment vehicles that invest in futures and options on futures. Commodities can include the tradition Grains, metals, and livestock as well as stock indices, currencies, and other financials.|
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