Commercial hedgers

Commercial hedgers

Companies that take futures positions in commodities so that they can guarantee prices at which they will buy raw materials or sell their products.

Commercial Hedgers

Companies that take positions (often long positions) on the futures market for their operations. That is, commercial hedgers buy futures contracts in order to secure the price for the commodities they will need for their business purposes at a later date. Commercial hedgers seek to reduce the risk of the rising costs of materials later by guaranteeing their prices now.
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Trading Technologies creates professional trading software and solutions for a wide variety of users including proprietary traders, brokers, money managers, CTAs, hedge funds, commercial hedgers and risk managers.
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Yet today commercial hedgers are net short a miniscule 19,041 contracts, a blip on Asbury's chart not seen since January 2002, as gold was just beginning its long journey towards more than quadrupling in price.
Clients include commercial hedgers and commercial foreign exchange clients.
NGFA is the nation's largest trade association comprising commercial hedgers of grains, oilseeds, feed and feed ingredients, and grain products.
Commercial hedgers, who represent around 65 per cent of all futures and options on futures contracts in effect (open interest) are afraid crude prices have risen too fast in too short a time and are hedging against the expected price retrenchment.
If the IRS persists in its view, most commercial hedgers will give up exchange-traded futures and options as hedging vehicles.
This validates the importance of OTC derivatives for commercial hedgers of risk as despite the increases in costs coming their way, the need is still there," says Jiro Okochi, CEO & Co-Founder of Reval, who hosted "Rules, Rules, Rules: Impacts from Derivative Regulation Under Dodd-Frank.
This week's report showed commercial hedgers increasing short positions slightly over last week, indicating their sentiment that prices are likely to fall further before rising again.
Since 1939, professional traders, commercial hedgers, portfolio managers, and speculators around the world have come to rely on The CRB Commodity Yearbook to help then navigate the uncertainties of the commodities markets.
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