Commodity Indexs

Business / Finance / Commodity Indexs: An agency created by the U.S. Congress in 1974 to regulate exchange trading in futures.

Commodity-Backed Bond

Business / Finance / Commodity-Backed Bond: A loan or advance secured by commodities. MORE

Contract Commodity

Business / Agriculture / Contract Commodity: The commodities previously eligible for deficiency payments and now eligible for production flexibility contracts under the FAIR Act of 1996: wheat, corn, sorghum, barley, oats, rice, and upland cotto MORE

Food Security Commodity Reserve

Business / Agriculture / Food Security Commodity Reserve: A special reserve of up to 4 million metric tons of wheat, corn, sorghum, and rice to be used for international humanitarian purposes. This reserve created by the FAIR Act of 1996 is an expansion and MORE

Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP)

Business / Agriculture / Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP): The CSFP provides funding for monthly food packages consisting of USDA commodities (juice, egg mix, and canned fruits and vegetables), and administrative funding for local agencies serving low-income MORE

Commodity Promotion Programs

Business / Agriculture / Commodity Promotion Programs: Programs that advertise and promote an agricultural commodity or product without reference to the specific farmer, brand name, or manufacturer. Producers can and do organize voluntary commodity promot MORE

Commodity Paper

Business / Finance / Commodity Paper: Indexs measuring the price and performance of physical commodities, often by the price of futures contracts for the commodities that are listed on commodity exchanges. MORE

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