What are futures? – MoneyWeek Investment Tutorials

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What are futures? Tim Bennett explains the key features and basic principles of futures, which, alongside swaps, options and covered warrants, make up the derivatives market.

Related links…
– What are derivatives? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wjlw7ZpZVK4
– What are options and covered warrants? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3196NpHDyec
– What are futures? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nwR5b6E0Xo4
– What is a swap? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uVq384nqWqg
– Why you should avoid structured products https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Umx5ShOz2oU

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Greco Conduris says:

Does the futures themselves have an impact on the commodity price? Like a feedback loop?

animeonperseest says:

oh yeah, btc gonna go down

Timothy Spatz says:

Damn, man. The Noise floor in that room is ridiculously high. Its hard to listen to you. Video could have used a little audio cleaning before uploading.

Eric ong says:

good explanation….love to watch more video ..thanks a lot

rohit sharma says:

loved it "the way you explained"

NutHouseProductionz says:

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b.cage says:

If the seller had to pick up a ton for 3000$ and sell it for 2500$, hes – 500$, but then you say he buys back.the contract for 3000$, which means that he would be down another 500$, so all together it would be 1000$ he is down, not 500$.

Jonathon McBrine says:

I'm looking for good books on commodity, indices, futures trading strategies. Books that discuss detailed strategies to include, indicators, buy and sell rules etc, something I can code into an algorithm.

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