futures contract definition

  • noun:
    • a standardized contract, exchanged on a futures change, purchase or offer a standardized amount of a specified commodity (or monetary instrument) of standardized quality at a particular day in the future, at a price (the futures cost).
    • an understanding purchasing or sell a specific quantity of a commodity or monetary tool at a particular cost on a stipulated future date; the contract can be offered prior to the settlement date
    • a standardized agreement, traded on a futures exchange, to get or sell a standardized level of a specified product (or economic instrument) of standard quality at a specific time someday, at a cost (the futures price).
    • an agreement to get or sell a particular number of a commodity or monetary instrument at a particular cost on a stipulated future day; the agreement is sold ahead of the settlement day
    • a standardized agreement, exchanged on a futures change, to purchase or sell a standardized level of a specified product (or financial instrument) of standard high quality at a certain day in the foreseeable future, at a price (the futures price).
    • an agreement purchase or sell a particular number of a commodity or monetary tool at a particular cost on a stipulated future day; the agreement could be sold prior to the settlement date
    • a standardized contract, exchanged on a futures change, to get or sell a standardized volume of a specified product (or economic tool) of standardized high quality at a certain day as time goes by, at a high price (the futures cost).
    • an agreement to purchase or offer a certain quantity of a commodity or financial instrument at a specific cost on a stipulated future date; the contract are sold before the settlement day

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