Futures trading

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Futures trading is the practice of buying and selling futures contracts, either to hedge risk as a commercial producer or consumer of actual commodities, or to seek investment gains as a speculator/investor.


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Futures Trading Before the Industrial Era

Development of Modern Futures Trading

Market Participants



Floor Traders

Clearing Companies

Structure of a Futures Trade

Leverage and Risk