Commodities are products stemming from agricultural production or mining production that have not yet been transformed: agricultural products, tropical beverages, energy, minerals, ores and metals.

Commodities Trading Products Specification

Commodities are another class of assets just like stocks and bonds. Most commodities are products that come from the earth that possess uniform quality, are produced in large quantities, and by many different producers. Major commodities include cotton, oil, gas, corn, wheat, oranges, gold, and uranium