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Financial Future

A futures contract on a financial product. Examples of financial futures include trading on currencies, stock indices, and Treasury securities. In a financial future, the counterparties agree to trade the underlying financial product at a certain time for a certain price. Some financial futures are settled in cash, especially if the underlying assets are indices. Financial futures may be traded like other futures.

financial futures

Obligations to buy or sell particular positions in financial instruments. The features of financial futures are identical to those of any futures contract except that the asset for delivery is of a financial nature. Financial futures are traded on certificates of deposit, commercial paper, Ginnie Mae certificates, foreign currencies, Treasury bills, and Treasury bonds. See also futures market.
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We know that unfortunately women are more likely to face poverty in old age, which is why Im reintroducing the Womens Pension Protection Act to help address some of the challenges that disproportionately impact women as they plan for their financial futures, said Senator Murray.
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As the company enters its new decade of growth, it will continue to provide hourly, fee-only financial planning support to individuals and families in the greater Kansas City area, thus, helping them to build the solid financial future they desire.
Previously, he was a senior vice president for Futures Marketing and Product Development at Greenwich Capital, head of Implementation Strategy at Merrill Lynch Direct Markets' Technology Division, and has been with Financial Futures Options Group at Merrill Lynch (NYSE: BAC) leading the Global Futures Marketing and Clearing Sales team.
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