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Large Trader

A trader on a futures exchange that buys, holds, and sells sufficiently large positions to require the trader to report activities to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. The amount of a commodity one must hold to qualify as a "large" trader varies by commodity.
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Osama Salama, President of the Cigarette Trade Association (CTA) in Cairo and Giza, announced that the small and large traders sell cigarettes at different prices, noting that there is no monitoring and some vendors withhold cigarettes in anticipation of further price hikes.
The finding seems to suggest that large traders may not have trading advantage over small traders in the short term.
The government has since ordered states to crack down on hoarders, large traders who keep food in stock while waiting for prices to rise, and set limits on the export of staples such as onions and potatoes.
It also provides procurement services for large traders and processing companies.
By employment size, large traders have higher expectation for trade performance in 2014.
Grain acquisition prices have been a hot topic over the past few weeks, provoking comment from President Traian Basescu, who said the market was dominated by four-five large traders and urged the government and Competition Council to investigate the situation, as the difference between acquisition prices is very low - EUR 1 per tonne.
The publication of aggregate positions of different classes of large traders, especially commercial and non-commercial participants, within the bounds of maintaining confidentiality (Principle 21).
7 COMMODITY TRADING IN ONLY FOR LARGE TRADERS & HIGH- NET- WORTH INVESTORS
Yet it still does not routinely collect the data that it needs -- trades by time and customer -- to understand the actions and impact of large traders.
Under a new SEC proposal, large traders would be issued a unique identification number so that their broker-dealers could maintain transaction records in an effort to stop illegal trading activity.
AFP's concerns were reflected in the passage of an amendment to the final bill that will exempt corporate end-users from regulations meant to reduce systemic risk by overseeing major participants in the OTC derivatives markets: swap dealers, large traders and banks.

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