Futures Trader

Futures Trader

An investor who trades in futures contracts on an exchange. If Investor A and Investor B on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange make a contract in which A agrees to buy a certain number of bushels of B's corn at $15 per bushel six months in the future, both investors are futures traders.
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Futures trader Lee Sang-hoon said growing uncertainties in the global financial market are the reason behind investors' rush to gold.
'Palm fell today tracking the weakness in external markets, but the weak ringgit capped some losses,' said a futures trader in Kuala Lumpur.
He started his career in the financial services industry as a futures trader and progressively expanded his licenses to include equity and options trading and insurance, becoming a top trader and producer at a national investment dealer.
She started with the company in 2007 as a futures trader, and worked her way to vp (2011-13) and evp (2013-16) before assuming her current position in 2016.
The market fell on the ringgit's strength, said a futures trader from Kuala Lumpur, adding that production is also key to market movements now.
Previously, he was an electronic futures trader for ARB Trading Group.
Mercy is a futures trader who sees on her screen that there is no future left.
Huishang Futures ranks as the largest futures trader on the Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange and the fourth largest on the Dalian Commodity Exchange.
LONDON -- A 36-year-old futures trader who operated from his London-area home indicated Wednesday that he would oppose extradition to the United States on criminal fraud charges, including claims that he had helped set off a huge crash in the U.S.
Breck's father, oil futures trader Barry Bednar, 50, also attended the hearing.
Last night his parents, oil futures trader Barry Bednar, 49, from Houston, Texas, and US-born teaching assistant Lorin LaFave, 47, issued a statement through police paying tribute to their son.