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an agreement to buy or sell a specific amount of a commodity or financial instrument at a particular price on a stipulated future date

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The trading hours of index futures will be the same as those of index constituents' futures trading. Since gold prices are at an all-time high, investors may decide to deal in indices instead of investing directly in gold futures.
A large number of studies examine the relationship between futures trading volume and the price volatility in the underlying asset or market.
They worry that restrictions could drive futures trading from the U.S.
On average female full-time employees receive 55 per cent less annual gross pay and 39 per cent less hourly gross pay than men - with fund management, stock broking and futures trading suffering the worst gap of 60 per cent.
Futures trading with a transparent and robust final settlement system is said to have greatly helped true price discovery.
Under the FSC proposal, tentatively set to be implemented by end of June this year, the KOSPI futures trading system is to be adopted at the Korea Exchange for all futures and options trading as it already effectively handles nearly all of the futures and options trading, including KOSPI 200 futures, KOSPI 200 options, Star index futures, and stock options.
But after learning a bit more from the LME, I got the impression that futures trading probably can't hurt, and it could help--whether a little or a lot remains to be seen.
requests comments on a proposed rule it issued in conjunction with the Federal Reserve Board, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Office of Thrift Supervision, the National Credit Union Administration, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Federal Trade Commission and the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (www.sec.gov/rules/concept/34-48966.htm).
He's cut / costs, made it easier to list, set up what is arguably the most internationally minded stock market in Japan and yet now, with the exit of Nasdaq, he's forced to scramble to reinvent the market or face becoming a small regional market dedicated mostly to futures trading. What I like is that his response to all this isn't just damage control -- instead, he's got plans to build a global market by joining forces with Jasdaq and applying what he learned from his short marriage to Nasdaq.
Start Out In Futures Trading: Updated and Expanded, by Mark J.
Editorial includes information for every legislative area covered by BNA, including: agriculture, bankruptcy, biotechnology, campaign finance, telecommunications, energy, environment, financial institutions, futures trading, government contracts, health care, intellectual property, international trade, Internet law, organized labor, securities, and transportation.
Until recently, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, an independent federal agency that oversees the commodities market, enforced registration requirements on anyone giving advice about futures trading, whether through traditional print publications or the Internet.
This action was brought by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission against four defendants: (1) William C.
The 1993 launch of shrimp futures trading, which involves the buying and selling of contracts to purchase lots at set prices, completes the transition of shrimp from delicacy to international commodity.
At 13.4% last year, its volume grew faster than that of any other exchange, and its share of wheat futures trading has grown from four percent in 1980 to 13% last year ($13 billion worth).