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AGN will offer machine readable news sentiment technology, developed by Thomson Reuters and deployed through AGN Futures & EOT Pro Prime Services. Commodity futures trading involves buying and selling contracts for the future delivery of physical raw materials, explains Mark Hansen, director of trading at New York-based specialty commodities firm CPM Group. Examples of frequently traded commodities include gold, copper, soybeans and even live cattle or pigs.

The terms “commodities” and “futures” are often used to describe commodity trading or futures trading. You can think of them as generic terms to describe the markets. It is similar to the way “stocks” and “equities” are used when investors talk about the stock market. To be more specific, this is what they really mean: Commodities are the actual physical goods like corn, soybeans, gold, crude oil, etc.

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