Commodity


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Commodity

A tangible item that may be bought or sold; something produced for commerce.

Commodities are defined as marketable goods or wares, such as raw or partially processed materials, farm products, or jewelry. Intangibles, such as human labor, services, or advertising, are generally not considered to be commodities.

See: appliance, chattel, item, object, product
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With a history dating back to 1934, Commodity Research Bureau (CRB) has substantial experience in meeting the data and information needs of the agricultural, energy, metals, softs, financials and other commodity markets.
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