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What is Natural Gas

An energy source that is odorless, colorless, flammable and non-toxic, it consists of a mixture of 4 naturally occurring gases, which are methane, ethane, butane and propane. These combined gases were created as a result of compacted heat and pressure from deceased animals buried deep underground millions of years ago, which is why natural gas is commonly referred to as a fossil gas.

Natural gas was first discovered when lightning strikes ignited gas seeping from the ground in the Middle East between 6,000 and 2,000 BC. In 1626, natural gas was found in America when French explorers observed Native Americans igniting gases that were seeping out of Lake Erie.

Our Global Finance Terms and Phrases

GlobEx Markets has created an extensive listing of global finance terms and phrases. The terms that we have collected and compiled range from securities, derivatives and commodities to foreign products and Islamic finance.

Since the universe of financial terms is large, GlobEx Markets has built 3 publications of terms and phrases for 3 specific areas of finance. The first publication, "The Language of Global Finance: Stocks, Bonds and Investments", has more than 1,400 terms and phrases that are focused upon stocks, bonds and investments.

The second publication, "The Language of Global Finance: Options, Futures and Commodities", has more than 900 terms and phrases that are focused upon options, futures and commodities. The third publication of the series, "The Language of Global Finance: Islamic Finance", focuses on the specialized field of Islamic Finance.

Knowledge is the Key

The most successful investors and risk managers use every tool at their disposal, which includes the understanding and the use of global finance terms and phrases. GlobEx Markets publications will improve your knowledge and understanding of global finance.

  • Wall Street Journal
  • Financial Times
  • Bloomberg
  • Nikkei Asian Review
  • Reuters