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con·tan·go

 (kən-tăng′gō)
n.
A state in which the price of a futures contract is higher than the eventual or expected spot price of the underlying commodity or security.

[Probably alteration of 19th-century stock-exchange jargon continuation, the carrying over of an account until the next designated date of settlement.]

contango

(kənˈtæŋɡəʊ)
n, pl -gos
1. (Stock Exchange) (formerly, on the London Stock Exchange) postponement of payment for and delivery of stock from one account day to the next
2. (Stock Exchange) Also called: carry-over or continuation the fee paid for such a postponement. Compare backwardation
vb, -goes, -going or -goed
(Stock Exchange) (tr) to arrange such a postponement of payment (for): my brokers will contango these shares.
[C19: apparently an arbitrary coinage based on continue]

contango


Past participle: contangoed
Gerund: contangoing

Imperative
contango
contango
Present
I contango
you contango
he/she/it contangoes
we contango
you contango
they contango
Preterite
I contangoed
you contangoed
he/she/it contangoed
we contangoed
you contangoed
they contangoed
Present Continuous
I am contangoing
you are contangoing
he/she/it is contangoing
we are contangoing
you are contangoing
they are contangoing
Present Perfect
I have contangoed
you have contangoed
he/she/it has contangoed
we have contangoed
you have contangoed
they have contangoed
Past Continuous
I was contangoing
you were contangoing
he/she/it was contangoing
we were contangoing
you were contangoing
they were contangoing
Past Perfect
I had contangoed
you had contangoed
he/she/it had contangoed
we had contangoed
you had contangoed
they had contangoed
Future
I will contango
you will contango
he/she/it will contango
we will contango
you will contango
they will contango
Future Perfect
I will have contangoed
you will have contangoed
he/she/it will have contangoed
we will have contangoed
you will have contangoed
they will have contangoed
Future Continuous
I will be contangoing
you will be contangoing
he/she/it will be contangoing
we will be contangoing
you will be contangoing
they will be contangoing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been contangoing
you have been contangoing
he/she/it has been contangoing
we have been contangoing
you have been contangoing
they have been contangoing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been contangoing
you will have been contangoing
he/she/it will have been contangoing
we will have been contangoing
you will have been contangoing
they will have been contangoing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been contangoing
you had been contangoing
he/she/it had been contangoing
we had been contangoing
you had been contangoing
they had been contangoing
Conditional
I would contango
you would contango
he/she/it would contango
we would contango
you would contango
they would contango
Past Conditional
I would have contangoed
you would have contangoed
he/she/it would have contangoed
we would have contangoed
you would have contangoed
they would have contangoed
Translations

contango

n (Fin) → Report m
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