• copper
  • Robert Mitchell ("Mitchell"), a Canadian prospector resident in Chile, Minera Geocom has acquired the rights to use an extensive, regional database containing numerous copper, gold, and platinum/palladium occurrences in an area of Chile that has been historically under explored. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • The blasting and sampling program was initiated at the recommendation of, and undertaken by, BUC's independent consulting geologists to expose 'fresh' unweathered samples of bedrock to give a representative analysis of the platinum/palladium and other Platinum Group Elements (PGE), in addition to copper and nickel, contained within the rock below the weathered surface rocks. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • SAN FRANCISCO (CBS.MW) -- Copper futures fell as much as 12 percent Wednesday after surpassing 15-year highs last week, and gold prices dropped for a third session to close at their lowest level in more than two weeks. (marketwatch.com)
  • precious metal
  • This can be potentially troubling in this market environment, as gold has actually been the worst performing of the four in the third quarter of 2012 while the yellow metal has only beaten out one of its precious metal counterparts (palladium) from a year-to-date look. (zacks.com)
  • NEW YORK, Jan 22 (Reuters) - New York gold easied Thursday, marking time as the dollar consolidated while overshadowed by a speculative buying binge in palladium, which has transformed from a laggard to the star precious metal of 2004. (wardsauto.com)
  • Credit balances on the account do not entitle the creditor to specific bars of gold or silver or plates or ingots of platinum or palladium but are backed by the general stock of the precious metal dealer with whom the account is held. (wikipedia.org)
  • Isotopes
  • clarification needed] Palladium films with defects produced by alpha particle bombardment at low temperature exhibit superconductivity having Tc=3.2 K. Naturally occurring palladium is composed of seven isotopes, six of which are stable. (wikipedia.org)
  • Crude Oil
  • As a result, Source launched Source Crude Oil Enhanced T-ETC which uses dynamic rolling rules in order to mitigate the effects of contango in the oil futures markets. (wikipedia.org)
  • commodities
  • Futures are traded on regulated commodities exchanges. (wikipedia.org)
  • In commodities investing, Source recognised the importance of the shape of the underlying commodities futures curve in deriving efficiencies to the end-investor. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hedge Funds
  • Bloomberg, Winton Replaces Moore Among Top 20 Hedge Funds as Managed Futures Advance, Retrieved July 2011 Bloomberg, Winton Replaces Moore Among Top 20 Hedge Funds as Managed Futures Advance, Retrieved July 16, 2011 Institutional Investor, Louis Bacon: Macro maestro, Retrieved May 18, 2016 Moyer, Liz (2010-03-23). (wikipedia.org)
  • MARKETS
  • Bacon, its founder, participates in most of the global markets, basing his moves on his evaluation of the future trends of inflation, economic growth, central bank policy and national politics. (wikipedia.org)
  • Financial futures were introduced in 1972, and in recent decades, currency futures, interest rate futures and stock market index futures have played an increasingly large role in the overall futures markets. (wikipedia.org)
  • In Europe, formal futures markets appeared in the Dutch Republic during the 17th century. (wikipedia.org)
  • When the potato ban came into effect, NYMEX's platinum, palladium and heating oil markets were not significantly affected. (wikipedia.org)
  • catalytic converters
  • More than half the supply of palladium and its congener platinum is used in catalytic converters, which convert as much as 90% of the harmful gases in automobile exhaust (hydrocarbons, carbon monoxide, and nitrogen dioxide) into less noxious substances (nitrogen, carbon dioxide and water vapor). (wikipedia.org)
  • Impala Platinum
  • Up to 80,000 workers at Impala Platinum, Anglo American Platinum and Lonmin mines will embark on an indefinite strike from early Thursday, after their demand to double the minimum monthly wage to $1,150 was rejected," according to the Agence France Presse . (yahoo.com)
  • On 15 November 2014 workers at South Africa's major platinum producers - Anglo American Platinum, Impala Platinum, and Lonmin - went on strike demanding that wages be immediately doubled. (wikipedia.org)
  • The market is controlled primarily by three companies - Anglo American Platinum (Amplats), Impala Platinum (Implats), and Lonmin. (wikipedia.org)
  • transactions
  • Unlike a futures exchange, an OTC market offers some flexibility and confidentiality of transactions carried out between two entities. (wikipedia.org)
  • market
  • The Dōjima Rice Exchange, first established in 1697 in Osaka, is considered by some to be the first futures exchange market, to meet the needs of samurai who-being paid in rice, and after a series of bad harvests-needed a stable conversion to coin. (wikipedia.org)
  • The 1972 creation of the International Monetary Market (IMM), the world's first financial futures exchange, launched currency futures. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1976, the IMM added interest rate futures on US treasury bills, and in 1982 they added stock market index futures. (wikipedia.org)
  • To mitigate the risk of default, the product is marked to market on a daily basis where the difference between the initial agreed-upon price and the actual daily futures price is reevaluated daily. (wikipedia.org)
  • An increasing number of derivatives are traded via clearing houses some with Central Counterparty Clearing, which provide clearing and settlement services on a futures exchange, as well as off-exchange in the OTC market. (wikipedia.org)
  • Securities
  • This press release may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act, with respect to our future performance, operating results, strategy, and other future events. (cmegroup.com)
  • derivatives
  • MCM is characterized as a global macro investor, utilizing macroeconomic themes, cash, futures and derivatives in its portfolios. (wikipedia.org)
  • contract
  • Margins for the Asian palladium futures contract will decrease to $442 from $723 for clearing members, to $486 from $795 for members, and to $597 from $976 for customers. (cmegroup.com)
  • Fears that Russian shipments may be delayed pushed March palladium futures to a contract and all-time high of $456 on Monday. (chicagotribune.com)
  • In finance, a futures contract (more colloquially, futures) is a standardized forward contract, a legal agreement to buy or sell something at a predetermined price at a specified time in the future. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because it is a function of an underlying asset, a futures contract is a derivative product. (wikipedia.org)
  • Margins, sometimes set as a percentage of the value of the futures contract, must be maintained throughout the life of the contract to guarantee the agreement, as over this time the price of the contract can vary as a function of supply and demand, causing one side of the exchange to lose money at the expense of the other. (wikipedia.org)
  • NYMEX's reputation was severely damaged, because, as future chairman Michel Marks told Goodman in his book, "The essence of an exchange is the sanctity of its contract. (wikipedia.org)
  • exchange
  • London Metal Exchange Minor Metals Trade Association Platinum as an investment Palladium as an investment Larkin, Nicholas (2014-10-16). (wikipedia.org)
  • Platinum is traded as an ETF (exchange-traded fund) on the London Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol LSE: PHPT and on the New York Stock Exchange as ticker symbol PPLT There are also several ETNs (exchange-traded note) available, some of which are inverse to the price of platinum. (wikipedia.org)
  • In this vein, the futures exchange requires both parties to put up initial cash, or a performance bond, known as the margin. (wikipedia.org)
  • This is sometimes known as the variation margin, where the Futures Exchange will draw money out of the losing party's margin account and put it into that of the other party, ensuring the correct loss or profit is reflected daily. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1864, in the United States, wheat, corn, cattle, and pigs were widely traded using standard instruments on the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT), the world's oldest futures and options exchange. (wikipedia.org)
  • demand
  • Not only is auto demand in the U.S. on the rise, but palladium supplies are projected to be in deficit relative to demand again this year. (yahoo.com)
  • The platinum companies called the demand unrealistic and for most of the strike refused to go beyond a 10% wage increase. (wikipedia.org)