Traditionally, Commodity Futures contracts are settled by physical delivery upon expiration.
Commodity Futures markets are dominated by Commercial traders on a daily basis.
Futures contracts do not use 52 week highs and lows as Stock traders do.
Commodities outpaced any other asset class in 2010
A short review from Part 1 of this article shows that each Futures contract has its own unique specifications. In these specifications is the size of the contract and from that we can determine, how much the entire contract is worth.