A snapshot view of a futures symbol is provided by theQuote Overviewpage. Delayed exchange price information displays and new delayed trade updates are updated on the page during market hours.
Quoteboard data fields are included.
- The highest and lowest trade prices are displayed.
- The current trading session ‘s opening price is plotted on the High/Low histogram.
- The closing price from the previous day.
- The last price and size of the bid.
- The last price and size to ask.
- The volume is the number of shares or contracts traded.
- Over the last 20 days, the average number of shares traded was 20.
- Weighted Alpha is a measure of how much a stock has risen or fallen over a year.
There is a chart Snapshot.
A link to open and modify a full-sized chart is provided with a thumbnail of a daily chart.
The highs and lows are shown in this section. You can see the full Performance Report page with expanded historical information by clicking the “ see more ” link.
More Futures Quotes
You can see additional open contracts for the futures symbol.
You can use a seasonal chart to see how futures contracts have performed. They help show price trends for commodities that change with the seasons.
One type of display is based on Last Price of the commodity you are viewing, compared to the average last price of the same commodity for the five prior contracts. The second chart is available for Barchart users. The price change for the contract you are viewing is plotted against the average price change for the 5 prior contracts.
Exchange traded funds that align with the same commodity grouping as the symbol you are viewing can be found. Insight to this commodity may be provided by analysis of these related ETFs and how they are trading.
Commitment of Traders Positions
The latest Commitment of Traders open interest is shown. The COT data is reported by the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Reporting firms send open interest data on Wednesday. The data will be corrected and verified by Friday afternoon. The data on the Barchart site is updated after the official release.
You can see the Long and Short positions from the Legacy Commitments of Traders report and either the Disaggregated Report or the Financial TFF Report.
There is a link to view a chart with both studies applied.
Information on other symbols in the same sector can be found.
Barchart Commodities Insider Commentary
Grains and Oilseeds, Energy, Gold, Silver, Cocoa, Coffee, and Sugar markets are covered by Barchart Commodities Insider.
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