Welcome to the RJO Futures trading terms glossary. Within this glossary, you will find an expansive list of trading terms covering commodity, option, and futures trading terminology. Bookmark this section as a quick reference for definitions of trading terms as you browse the Internet and our site for more information on futures and options trading within the financial and commodities markets.



Grain and oilseed commodities not consumed during the marketing year, which remain in storage at year’s end. The stocks are "carried over" into the next marketing year, and added to the stocks produced during that crop year.