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.
An order that becomes a market order when the futures contract reaches a particular price level. A sell stop is placed below the market, a buy stop is placed above the market.