E-Mini

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E-Mini

A futures contract in which the underlying asset is a small portion of an index future, which is a futures contract where the underlying asset is a stock index. For example, an e-mini may represent a fraction of an index future on the NASDAQ 100. E-minis are more affordable and easier to sell than standard index futures. However, they are still speculative investments and subject to the same risks as other futures. As with other index futures, they are settled in cash. They are traded on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
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US stock index futures pointed to further gains on Wall Street on Monday as investors grow more confident in the strength of the recovery in the world's biggest economy.
Previously published under the title Security Analysis and Portfolio Management, this advanced textbook for a second investment course introduces Markowitz's model of portfolio selection and the arbitrage pricing theory, and applies the financial theories to commodity futures, stock index futures, and stock options.
China launched its Hushen 300 index, the first stock index futures to begin trading on the mainland, in April 2010.
stock index futures fell while the safe-haven yen rose on Monday as a possible U.
Summary: Tokyo/Sydney: Asian shares and US stock index futures fell while the safe-haven yen rose on .
Stock index futures rose overnight and the market surged at the open Thursday.
Abu Dhabi: The UAE stock markets rallied on Monday tracking the US stock index futures which indicated the Standard & Poor's 500 Index will gain for a third day, due to a general improvement in the situation in Egypt and in anticipation of robust fiscal second quarter earnings of local bluechip companies.
Investors sold stock index futures to limit losses, prompting the benchmark Nikkei average to plunge more than 300 points at one point, according to Japan's (Nikkei.
US stock index futures pointed to a slightly weaker open following news of an unexpected contraction in fourth-quarter economic activity.
stock index futures pointed to a slightly higher open Wednesday with markets prepared to reopen after Christmas holiday.
Elsewhere in the US, stock index futures turned sharply negative on Thursday, quickly erasing a short-lived bounce that followed comments from Draghi.
KARACHI, November 17, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Karachi Stock Exchange will launch Stock Index Futures Contracts (SIFC) on tradable sector indices from January 2012 in oil and gas and banking sectors.