October 03, 2012 at 08:59 AM EDT
The Difference Between Forwards And Futures
While commodities have enjoyed a renaissance of sorts over the past ten years, they are still somewhat outside the comfort zone of most investors. Part of that may be due to the perception that commodities are riskier , but some of it may be because of the unfamiliarity with the instruments and terms that make up the market. To cite just one example, futures and forward contracts (also called “forwards”) are very popular instruments among commodity investors, but very different in their fundamental natures [for more futures and forwards analysis subscribe to our free newsletter ]. See the full story here → Related Posts: 100 Insightful Futures Traders Worth Following on Twitter 100 Insightful Options Traders Worth Following on Twitter Commodities to Profit From Schiff’s Currency Crisis What Are the Most Popular Commodity ETFs? Jim Rogers: Commodity Bull Market Has No End in Sight
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