Futures Trading Terms Glossary

EXCHANGE FOR PHYSICALS

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.

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Exchange for Physicals×

AKA: EFP A transaction in which a physical commodity position is traded for a futures position. Also referred to as "against actuals" or "versus cash."