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  1. What types of futures contracts are typically sold on an exchange?

    Explore the wide variety of available futures contracts traded on exchanges, which range from agricultural commodities to ...
  2. What's the difference between the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) and the Chicago Mercantile ...

    Read about the CBOT and Mercantile exchanges; both are futures exchanges that offer different futures contracts and specialize ...
  3. What do traders' hand signals mean on the trading floor?

    Stock market traders use a series of hand gestures to communicate with runners in the pit. There are nine common hand gestures ...
  4. What is a call rule?

    A call rule is a rule used in the futures exchange market. It is a rule that requires the formal bidding amount of a cash ...
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