Corn futures contracts are the benchmark for the corn market. Corn,
also know as maize, is native to the Americas. Corn grows in warm weather and usually matures in late summer. It is tied with
wheat as the second-largest cereal crop in the world. Corn has countless uses. It is used for food, livestock feed, alternative
fuel (ethanol), and the production of sweeteners like corn syrup.
This section on the corn market contains a wealth
of information. You can read about the history of the corn market, the fundamentals that make it move, and
the futures and options specifications. You can also view quotes, charts, current margins requirements, and news that is affecting
the corn market. However, if you are new to the commodities markets you should consult with a licensed broker before
starting to trade.
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