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Lot

• Is one contract, car, or unit of trading in the commodities markets.

 
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 Car
Contract
Trading
Unit
 
 Referenced Terms
 Anticipatory hedging: Refers to the placement of a hedge prior to placement of the actual position. Sometimes, this occurs when a firm knows that it will receive investment funds later that day or week and prefers to hedge numerous potential risks at the earlier date. Similarly, a commodity producer may prefer to hedge prior to the harvest of a crop, production of an energy product or processing a raw material into a deliverable Lot.

 Boning: Charging a Lot more for an asset than it's worth.

 Debt displacement: The amount of borrowing that leasing displaces. Firms that do a Lot of leasing will be forced to cut back on borrowing.

 Odd lot: A trading order for less than 100 shares of stock. Compare round Lot.Less than a round Lot (100 shares).An amount of a Security that is less than the normal unit of trading for that security. Generally, an odd Lot is fewer than 100 shares of stock or five bonds.

 Odd lot: A trading order for less than 100 shares of stock. Compare round Lot.Less than a round Lot (100 shares).An amount of a Security that is less than the normal unit of trading for that security. Generally, an odd Lot is fewer than 100 shares of stock or five bonds.

 
 Related Terms
 Odd lot
Odd lot dealer
Odd lot theory
Round lot

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