futures contract

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Noun1.futures contract - an agreement to buy or sell a specific amount of a commodity or financial instrument at a particular price on a stipulated future date; the contract can be sold before the settlement date
derivative instrument, derivative - a financial instrument whose value is based on another security
stock-index futures - a futures contract based on a stock index; a bet on the future price of the indexed group of stocks
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"The research challenge is global and therefore it is important to zoom in to the security future of the region," he says.
"If we are to survive on this planet, for our security future and climate, we need nature now more than ever.
Ischinger said French President Emmanuel Macron and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu would not attend the three-day MSC, where participants would discuss Europe's security future, trans-atlantic relations, disputes between the West and Russia, Ukraine and Middle East conflicts.
In considering our common security future, it is inarguable that China, the second largest economic power in the world and expansionist in its aims, will be a major destabilizing and influential factor.
We aren't expecting the security future to be better than today.
Australia, for its part, sees its security future as wholly bound up in the Indo-Pacific region.
"The World Food Security Summit provides a platform for key global policy makers and senior industry professionals to create our food security future, today."
On 22 May Victoria University's Centre for Strategic Studies and the NZIIA co-hosted a public symposium on After the Missions: Understanding New Zealand's Security Future' at the James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor.
"International donors have made scrupulous plans for the military and security future of Afghanistan, but have completely neglected the need for protection and defence of women and girls' rights after 2014," he said.
Of course, Social Security future rate of return also will be lower than in the past, since the worker-to-retiree ratio is continuing to decline and Social Security cannot pay all promised benefits with currently projected revenues.
Their recommendations focus on "reallocating risk to produce needed capabilities" and deserve serious attention by defense and national leadership as they establish an appropriate strategy blueprint for the likely security future.
On 22 May a packed audience of 170 came together in Wellington to participate in a symposium entitled 'After the Missions: Understanding New Zealand's Security Future'.

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