Back months

Back months

In the context of futures and options trading, refers to the months of contracts with expiration dates farthest away. See farthest month.

Back Month

Among several different futures contracts, the one with the longest maturity. For example, given three futures contracts, one expiring in March, one in June, and one in September, the back month is the one expiring in September.

Furthest Month

Among several different futures contracts or options, describing the one with the longest maturity. For example, given three futures contracts, one expiring in March, one in June, and one in September, the furthest month futures contract is the one expiring in September.
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With last week's US gas in storage down slightly from last year and the five year average, natural gas futures contract prices broke out of their backwardation pattern, as prices above and below the nearby and cash delivery price are seen in the back months in an undulating pattern.
And after we all sat back months from now and figured out that it all worked out pretty nice, wouldn't it just reinforce this notion that the NFL needs us more than we need them?
By offering this new incentive program and revising the tiered pricing program we already have in place, we are focusing our efforts on the back months of Eurodollars, which we believe will further enhance liquidity through the entire 10-year spectrum of Eurodollar quarterly expirations.
The whole purpose behind archiving is to be able to go back months and even years later to retrieve data.
In the last few months traders were willing to buy the front month contracts and sell the back months.
The ride's summer debut has been pushed back months by mechanical problems that include electromagnetic motors mounted on the undersides of the 15-passenger cars.
Dwyer, CEO of TIC, stated "We are pleased to have back to back months of profits averaging $70,000 a month as previously projected.
Atlanta's drug-testing lab is equipped with three high-resolution mass spectrometers, state-of-the-art machines that can detect the use of steroids dating back months.
Adcock further stated, "We are debt free, increasing our sales staff through out the country and have accomplished three back to back months of record revenue growth.
These patients came back months later - severely beaten, malnourished, skinny and very frightened of people
You can have the best MRI product in the world, but if you do not have your FDA registration clearance, that can set companies back months, even years.
The court has affirmed that the law does not allow the Commission to destroy the lives of individual citizens by coming back months after a decision is made and undoing it," said PLF Attorney Russ Brooks.