- (context, finance, slang) In the commodity futures market, the Goldman Sachs Commodity Index is a widely-used world-production weighted index that is used for commodity-based financial products. The Goldman roll refers to the 5-business day period when the index is rolled forward (in 20% increments) into the next futures expiration month. The roll occurs on the 5th through 9th business day of the month proceeding the futures expiration month.
- Cattle futures settled lower as funds transferred some of their August long positions into October cattle futures on this day three of the five days of the Goldman Roll.
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