ETFs for commodity futures contracts
Welcome to the Commodity ETF and Futures Trading Center, a special section of CommodityHQ.com dedicated to providing information on commodities for active traders. Trading commodities has been popular for a number of years, and as the financial world continues to expand, there are an increasing number of options available to gain access to your favorite commodity or asset class. This center is constantly updated to offer the most accurate and timely information for traders looking to make a play in the markets.
There are a number of trading platforms available to investors, each offering a slew of different commodities and rules to go along with them. Below, we outline a number of popular platforms to help traders decide which will be best for their investing purposes:
- A financial and commodity derivatives trading platform headquartered in Chicago. Originally founded in 1898 as the Chicago Butter and Egg Board, the CME has one of the largest options and futures line-up of any exchange in the world. The CME offers contracts of all kinds including agriculture, credit, economic events, equity index, FX, interest rates and other futures/options investments. The CME is owned and operates under the CME Group.
- Established in 1848, the CBOT ranks as the oldest futures/options trading exchange in the world. The exchange offers more than 50 different futures and option contracts for investors stretching across a number of asset classes. As of 2007, the CBOT operates as a subsidiary of the CME group.
- The NYMEX is the world’s largest physical commodity futures exchange, offering exposure to a wide variety of products. Commodity Exchange Inc. (COMEX) also operates as a division of the NYMEX and is best known for offering exposure to various metals contracts. The two divisions joined in late 2006, and were acquired by the CME Group in early 2008.
- Stationed in the United Kingdom, the LME is a major exchange that offers exposure to futures and options to a wide variety of base metals and other commodity products. Some of the metals traded include aluminum, copper, tin, nickel, zinc, lead, and many more. Though founded in 1877, the exchange can trace its roots all the way back to 1571, when the Royal Exchange in London was opened, only trading copper at its origins.
Research and Markets: Global Acrylic Acid Market (Derivatives Types, End .. — Business Wire
According to the new report titled "Global Acrylic Acid Market (Derivatives Types, End Users and Geography) - Industry Analysis, Trends, Share, Opportunities and Forecast, 2013 - 2020", the global acrylic acid market is forecast to reach $18.8 billion ..