Futures Trading Terms Glossary

HEDGING

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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Hedging×

The practice of offsetting the price risk inherent in any cash market position by taking an equal but opposite position in the futures market.