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Definition: Car


Full Definition of Car

The amount of a commodity underlying a commodity futures contract. The term originates from the railroad cars that used to carry the commodities, but today the term is also used for futures on stock indices and other intangibles.

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Car. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd.
December 06, 2021
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Car. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: December 06, 2021).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Car. Retrieved December 06, 2021
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Definition Sources

Definitions for Car are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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