Primary uses of corn include livestock feed, ethanol, edible oil and other foods; but it is also used to manufacture plastics, solvents and other industrial and household products. It is actively traded by corn merchandisers, producers, food processors, livestock operations, importers and others who are related to the purchase or sale of corn, in order to hedge price risks.
|CONTRACT SIZE||5,000 bushel|
|EXCHANGE||Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME)|
|PRICE QUOTE||USD price of 1 bushel|
|TICKER SYMBOL||C, GLOBEX: ZC|