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Future is a financial contract obligating the buyer to purchase an asset. This glossary provides you with all the terms you need to know about it. Check and learn!

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Contract used in futures trading where the futures price is determined when the contract is created, but the basis level is not determined until later, usually just before delivery. A hedge to arrive ...

Domain: Economy; Category: International economics

Investment brokers specializing in commodities futures, or derivative contracts to sell and buy assets at a future date for the current price, similarly to stock options. Unlike stocks, future ...

Domain: Economy; Category: International economics

An individual or organization accepting orders to buy or sell futures or futures options. A person or organization in this role needs to be certified by the Commodities and Futures Trading ...

Domain: Economy; Category: International economics

Document guaranteeing the existence and availability of a given quantity and quality of a commodity in storage for safekeeping; often used in cash and futures transactions instead of having to ...

Domain: Economy; Category: International economics

1. Futures trading: Probability of loss for traders hedging on a futures market in a foreign country or a different region. The traders encounter risk due to the unfamiliar manner in which those ...

Domain: Economy; Category: International economics

A cash market transaction in which a seller agrees to deliver a specific cash commodity to a buyer at some point in the future. Unlike futures contracts (which occur through a clearing firm), cash ...

Domain: Economy; Category: International economics

The sale of a futures or options contract to protect against the possibility a decline in the price of securities or commodities that will be sold in the future. One example is selling short against ...

Domain: Economy; Category: International economics

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