Futures

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  1. How do futures contracts roll over?

    Learn about why futures contracts are often rolled over into forward month contracts prior to expiration, and understand ...
  2. Why do companies enter into futures contracts?

    Learn how companies use futures contracts for the purposes of hedging their exposure to price fluctuations as well as for ...
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