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Futures contracts vs. Forward contracts

FUTURES VS FORWARDS

Futures contracts vs. Forward contracts A futures contract,  often referred to as futures, is a standardized version of a forward contract that is publicly traded on a futures exchange (CME, LME etc.). Like a forward contract, a futures contract includes an agreed upon price and time in the future to ...

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Options: Pros and Cons

options pros and cons

Options: Pros and Cons Pros: Flexibility Limited risk Buying options limits your exposure. The maximum you can lose is the value of the option, the price you paid for it. Purchasing options as a speculative vehicle offers limited downside — you cannot lose more than the price you paid for ...

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