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Reference no. 9-183-126
Authors: David E Bell
Published by: Harvard Business Publishing
Originally published in: 1982
Version: 6 November 2006
Length: 8 pages
Data source: Generalised experience

Abstract

Provides an introduction to futures contracts, what they are, what their use in hedging is, and their usefulness in providing forecasts. Also covers basic risk. Includes a list of commodities currently traded in futures markets and the necessary properties of a commodity that make it tradable in a futures market.

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Abstract

Provides an introduction to futures contracts, what they are, what their use in hedging is, and their usefulness in providing forecasts. Also covers basic risk. Includes a list of commodities currently traded in futures markets and the necessary properties of a commodity that make it tradable in a futures market.

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