futures exchange markets

What are futures markets?

2020-03-09 By: ChristopherRay

Suppose you and I live in a rural Illinois town. I raise cattle. You grow corn 15 miles from my ranch. In each fall, when you have finished raising your harvest, you pack all your produce and send it to me; I buy it to feed my steers. To reach a fair settlement, we agree […]

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Guide to Future Markets: a simpler explanation

2019-05-02 By: ChristopherRay

Futures Markets are derivative contracts that negotiate the purchase and sale of products for future settlement. It is a contract widely used for commodities (such as agricultural products), as it offers security to farmers in the face of price fluctuations and market demands. For this reason, it is considered a hedge strategy, a concept that […]