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Finance and Investment

Commodity Function

Example 1: Find information on futures contracts for coal.

Step 1:      < CMDTY > CTM < GO > -Takes you to the Contract Table Menu for commodities
Step 2: 8) COAL coal
Step 3: Select a ticker to see a list of contracts.

 

Example 2: Get benchmark price data on corn.

Step 1:      < CMDTY > AGGP < GO >
Step 2:      From the amber drop-down menu select 11) CORN PRICE TOP PRODUCING STATES

 

Other functions of interest:

< CMDTY > SRTE < GO > Shipping route rates for dirty, clean, and dry bulk carriers.
< CMDTY > BBL    < GO > "The Oil Barrel" see what a barrel of crude oil is good for.
< CMDTY > CMSP < GO > Commodity spreads

    Commodity Function Cheat sheets by Yale University