Among several different futures contracts or options, describing the one with the longest maturity. For example, given three futures contracts, one expiring in March, one in June, and one in September, the furthest month futures contract is the one expiring in September.
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In futures and options trading, the contract month with the most distant delivery or expiration. Also called back month. Compare nearby.
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