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** Futures contract **

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In finance, a *futures contract* (more colloquially, *futures*) is a
standardized forward contract which can be easily traded between parties
other than the two initial parties to the contract. The parties initially
agree to buy and sell an asset for a price agreed upon today (the /forward
price/) with delivery and payment occurring at a future


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