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Preferred Term:

futures trading

Definition:
An agreement between two people, one who sells and agrees to deliver and one who buys and agrees to receive a certain kind, quality, and quantity of product to be delivered during a specified delivery month at a specified price.
Concept Schemes:
NALT Full
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt-core
Broader Concept:
Narrower Concepts:
Entry Terms:
  • hedge-to-arrive contracts
  • futures contracts
  • futures exchange
  • futures markets
  • hedge to arrive contracts
  • futures prices
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/28150
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