Potential receivables are contracts for which payment depends on the arrival of a particular event. Unlike appointment commitments for which the contract must be settled on or before the termination date, any claims are legally required to settle the contract only if a particular event occurs. Conditional receivables are also classified as over-the-counter and stock market transactions, depending on the type of contract. Any exposures will continue to be subdivided into the following derivatives, so these are the 4 types of commodity derivatives. Modern derivatives contracts include countless combinations of these 4 basic types and lead to the creation of extremely complex contracts. Inverse exchange traded funds (IETFs) and leveraged exchange traded funds (LETFs)[33] are two specific types of exchange traded funds (ETFs) that are available to major traders and investors in major markets such as the NYSE and Nasdaq. To obtain the net inventory value of these products, fund managers must use more sophisticated financial engineering methods than those normally required for the maintenance of conventional ETFs. These instruments must also be regularly rebalanced and reinstalled on a daily basis. A derivative instrument is a financial instrument whose value is based on one or more underlyings. In practice, it is a contract between two parties that sets the terms – in particular the data, the resulting values of the underlying variables and the fictitious amounts – of the payments between the parties. In a 2010 survey by ICE Trust, an industry self-regulatory body, Gary Gensler, president of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, which regulates most derivatives, was quoted as saying that the derivatives market, as it works, « costs all Americans more. » He also said there was a need to strengthen bank supervision in this market. In addition, the report states that « the Department of Justice is also reviewing derivatives.

According to a department spokeswoman, the division`s cartel office is actively exploring « the possibility of anti-competitive practices in the clearing, trade and credit derivatives information sectors. » [72] DTCC manages global central benchmarks for interest rates, commodities, currencies, credit and equity derivatives through its Global Trade Repository (GTR) service. [80] It establishes global trade relationships with the CFTC in the United States and plans to do the same for ESMA in Europe and for regulators in Hong Kong, Japan and Singapore. [80] It includes over-the-counter and unsettled derivatives, whether or not they are processed electronically or custom-made. [80] [81] [82] Derivatives generally have a significant face value.