Delivery Month

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Delivery Month

The month in which an option or futures contract expires and delivery must be made. The seller generally must inform the buyer of delivery during the delivery month.
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com, a mom can plan her breast milk delivery months in advance by indicating her travel dates and destination.
Contango -- industry jargon for when prices for delivery months in the future are higher than in the spot market -- is key to much of the trading boom.
The price spread between summer injection and winter gas delivery months has provided storage operators with an incentive to build more greenfield storage, expand existing working gas capacity, and add more compression and horsepower to inject and deliver gas more quickly.
Initially, the Exchange will list three March-quarterly delivery months in the Ultra Bond futures, beginning with the March 2010 expiry.
The futures curve plotting crude benchmark delivery months on the horizontal and crude price per barrel on the vertical is becoming more contango, with farther back delivery months increasing in price against the nearbys.
With the more distant delivery months for paper WTI remaining at a relatively strong price around $89.
Under its plan, a trading unit will be 10 ounces with three delivery months at the beginning.
The delivery months of December 2003, March 2004 and May 2004 will now be listed for futures trading so that a complete two-year period is available.
The hedge-optimization software automatically tells Johnson and his traders how to optimally blend forwards and options across all coupons and delivery months.
Contracts priced on this index have staggered delivery months of March, June, September and December.
11 (a) European style options settled at the close of the final trading day for options as to contracts for the specified delivery months.
A total of 240 contracts traded through four delivery months out to March 2016, with most trades taking place in the new-crop December 2015 and March 2016 contracts.