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forward market

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(Economics) a market in which contracts are made to buy or sell currencies, commodities, etc, at some future date at a price fixed at the date of the contract. Compare spot market
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Noun1.forward market - a commodity exchange where futures contracts are traded
commodities exchange, commodities market, commodity exchange - an exchange for buying and selling commodities for future delivery
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Forward Market Media, the company behind TeamTix, said it is opening a forward market that ensures individuals they will get to the stadium on game day in an unforgettable way if their team qualifies for the first-ever College Football Playoff games.
These prices will be published daily in two one-hour windows, giving independent suppliers and generators the opportunity to buy power more effectively in the forward market.
Recent forward market prices indicate that New England's high natural gas prices could persist and rival northwestern European prices, which could lead to an increase in LNG imports.
So even if the forward market is signaling that it is worthwhile to plan on high runs to capture strong distillate prices, weak gasoline pricing trumps everything else when operating plans are being drawn up.
The company attributed the decrease to the contracted forward market prices and to losses in spot market prices.
The investors typically do not cover the transaction by selling the projected foreign-currency payout in the forward market, which would lock in a known return in dollars.
With such controls imposed by domestic financial regulators, the onshore forward market for non-domestic players, private companies and investors investing in these economies is non-existent leading to the felt need of these entities for alternative avenues to hedge their exposure to such currencies.
com warned that the price of gas on the forward market for next winter is 22% higher than it is at present, making the cost of procuring energy more expensive for suppliers.
Increases in the cost of gas on the forward market will make further price rises inevitable before the end of the year - the industry has margins to protect and shareholders to satisfy.
These techniques include forward market hedge, futures hedge, money market hedge, currency options, exposure netting and the use of official export/financing agencies.
Liquidity risk increases both because foreign borrowers may react collectively towards Norwegian banks to a greater extent than ordinary Norwegian depositors and because of the possibility of liquidity problems in the forward market where the currency is temporarily exchanged for NOK.
As we look at casting marketing, we see five strong trends evident for the 1990s: increased use of forward market planning; more involvement by top management in the marketing process; adoption of systems in all aspects of marketing; better coordination, direction and control over line marketing activities; and emphasis on target marketing.

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