Controlled commodities

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Controlled commodities

Commodities regulated by the Commodities Exchange Act of 1936 in order to prevent fraud and manipulation in commodities futures markets.

Controlled Commodities

Commodities regulated by the Commodity Exchange Act of 1936. This Act provided that all futures and options on commodities be traded on an exchange. Controlled commodities are thus all exchange-traded.
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He was accused of forcing builders to contribute, albeit through cheques, to the Indira Gandhi Pratibha Pratishtan, a trust he had set up, allegedly in exchange for quotas for cement which was then a controlled commodity.
But excitement, normally a carefully controlled commodity among the sober-suited men and women of FNN (Far North Northumberland), was not to be confined.
Such compact units can change the market for cold and liquefied gases from a centrally controlled commodity to a local appliance market with on-demand production, in many cases eliminating the need for large plants and the environmental impact of trucking such products.
At first, Akiko's parents were frightened since sending and receiving tobacco, a controlled commodity, was illegal.
For diverse products such as cloves and vanilla to rubber and palm oil, dominant producing countries have fallen by the wayside and were replaced by others regardless, and sometimes because of, government controlled commodity boards.
In addition, the Direct Sales wholesaler was supplying a controlled commodity in such large quantities, and he was encouraging future large purchases.
sanitary protection market growing in the sheer number of products offered, specifically with the introduction of products that provide every day hygienic protection, shelf space is becoming a tightly controlled commodity.
How does this shifting of the common man's spending from the controlled commodity to other goods affect the overall price level, the average price at which total nominal spending power is translated into purchases of real goods?
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