Futures Trading Terms Glossary

UNDERLYING FUTURES CONTRACT

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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Underlying Futures Contract×

The specific futures contract that the option conveys the right to buy (in the case of a call) or sell (in the case of a put).