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Actual

A physical, homogenous commodity underlying a contract. Actuals can be traded on the physical market and delivered immediately, or traded on the futures market and delivered at the completion of the contract. As such, actuals have an intrinsic value. Examples include oil, beef, and diamonds.

actual

In commodities, the physical asset (that is, the commodity) as opposed to a futures contract on that asset.
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With the exception of these graphics, actuality with the expert and actuality with the social commentator, the segment is compiled from Insight footage or from the revisited Today Tonight footage that covered the reunification.
The counterpart theorist has a problem: there is no obvious way to understand talk about actuality in terms of counterparts.
Actuality will be working through its Amsterdam-based partner company and Mr Barton believes this could lead to future business wins after also being approached by a new Franco-Dutch company to work on another web-based project.
On the Fourth Question: As for your objection regarding the issue of divisibility, this is an objection of one who did not reflect on the answer nor understood it thoroughly, as you seem to think the wise one was not clear on the issue of divisibility in actuality or by force--how could that be, as it is the area of his expertise?
I think I am right in boiling down what he said about the powers of the stimulated Unconscious to bring potential actuality into true actuality to this: His experiences and experiments indicate that one has the power to influence the behavior of matter (psycho-kinesis or "the power of mind over matter") but that neither he nor any man knows how it may be applied, or to what extent.
Actuality may not be the best horse in the Tregoning stable but he showed plenty of ability on his most recent outing at Wolverhampton.
Dobbs picked up the spare ride on the Marcus Tregoning-trained Actuality, but he faces up to ten days out of action following the incident on the way to the start of the mile maiden.
In actuality, the Cold War was the near half-century long stand-off between the USA and USSR over 'idealogical diferences', to say the least.
Evenly divided into three sections, pic begins with a 1912 actuality shot outside a Viennese cinema.
Many individuals are choosing what they think is the most propitious way to land a job rather than the actuality of their achievements or records.
He also believes in John Grierson's definition of documentaries as being "the creative treatment of actuality.