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Futures

  1. What are the differences between divergence and convergence?

  2. Why is the Accumulative Swing Index helpful for traders and/or investors?

  3. What's the best way to play backwardation in the futures market?

  4. Is there ever a bad time to invest in gold?

  5. How can I invest in a foreign exchange market?

  6. What is a derivative?

  7. Customer account records of NFA members must be kept for ...

  8. A “normal market” is also called a (an): A) Inverted market b) Carrying charge market ...

  9. Which of the following would be considered a short hedge ...

  10. Committing acts against the Commodity Exchange Act can result in fines up to ... ...

  11. What is the hard-to-borrow list?

  12. How does margin trading in the forex market work?

  13. What is the difference between trading currency futures and spot FX?

  14. Is it possible to trade forex options?

  15. What is the difference between LIBOR, LIBID and LIMEAN?

  16. What is the difference between the bond market and the stock market?

  17. What is the difference between an options contract and a futures contract?

  18. What are some common hand signals on the trading floor?

  19. What is a call rule?

  20. Who set the record loss for "rogue traders"?

  21. What is the difference between systemic risk and systematic risk?

  22. Which is TRUE about Treasury bond futures?

  23. How do I employ a cash-and-carry trade?

  24. What does it mean when futures prices are in contango?

  25. What is an alligator spread?

  26. What is the salad oil scandal?

  27. What is a wild-card play?

  28. Is it possible to take the Series 7 exam without being sponsored?

  29. How can I buy oil as an investment?

  30. What do the S&P, Dow and Nasdaq futures contracts represent?

  31. What was "Operation Wooden Nickel"?

  32. Who is Mr. Copper?

  33. What is earnings management?

  34. Do hedge funds and mutual funds invest in commodities in high inflation environments?

  35. How are futures used to hedge a position?

  36. Who sets the price of commodities?

  37. How can a futures trader exit a position prior to expiration?

  38. How can I hedge against rising diesel prices?

  39. How does leverage work in the forex market?

  40. What does "squeezing the shorts" mean?

  41. What does "in street name" mean, and why are securities held this way?

  42. What is the difference between options and futures?

  43. How can I invest in gold?

  44. What is the difference between leverage and margin?

  45. How does the ISIN numbering system work?

  46. What is hedging as it relates to forex trading?

  47. Why do futures' prices converge upon spot prices during the delivery month?

  48. Who or what are the turtles?

  49. What number of shares determines adequate liquidity for a stock?

  50. What is the difference between forward and futures contracts?

  51. Why should I invest?

  52. What's the difference between absolute P/E ratio and relative P/E ratio?

  53. What risks do organizations face when engaging in international finance activities?

  54. Is technical analysis used only to analyze stocks?

  55. Why can't I have fixed rollover costs in forex?

  56. When you buy a stock in a company, does it necessarily mean that one of the shareholders ...

  57. What types of accounts are available for forex trading?

  58. What is the difference between hedging and speculation?

  59. Are eurodollars related to the currency called the euro?

  60. What are managed futures?

  61. How many types of markets can an investor choose from?

  62. What is Ginzy trading?

  63. What does it mean to book the basis?

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