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fu·tures mar·ket

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. futures exchange, futures market, forward marketnoun

    a commodity exchange where futures contracts are traded


  1. futures marketnoun

    An exchange in which one can trade on commodities or financial instruments at a specified price for delivery at a specified future time.


  1. futures market

    A futures market is a centralized marketplace for buyers and sellers from around the world who meet and enter into futures contracts. These contracts are agreements to buy or sell a specific quantity of a commodity or financial instrument at a set price at a specific time in the future. The futures market exists primarily to mitigate the risk of price or exchange rate movements by allowing parties to fix prices or rates in advance for future transactions. This market also provides opportunities for speculation, as traders can attempt to profit from changing prices.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of futures market in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of futures market in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of futures market in a Sentence

  1. Dennis Smith:

    This market was in solid shape a week ago, the consumer maybe hasn't even reacted yet, but the futures market is telling you the reaction is going to be a negative.

  2. Mark Chandler:

    Even before rate futures went negative, the options markets also had a lot of interest in that, if negative interest rates will kill your business, maybe you're in the business of lending money, I can see how you want to have some insurance against negative interest rates. And this is how they want do it, through the futures market.

  3. Hamed Ahmed Ali:

    The futures market will provide opportunities to hedge or leverage on the underlying market. We saw a gap in the market and think there is good demand.

  4. Simon Maelzer:

    The Futex set-up was tough for beginners and many would get despondent and give up, although this is typical of the futures market in general. I didn't even get a salary at all.

  5. Jacky Wang:

    I expect China's iron ore futures market will be more mature and rational when more foreign investors enter the Chinese market.


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