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futures

Futures Basics – Who Trades Futures? Futures traders generally fall into one of two categories: speculators and hedgers. In most cases, hedgers use futures to protect their business from losses if massive price volatility is seen. These investors can lock-in favorable pricing on the materials needed to run their businesses,

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forex

Exotic Currencies By nearly all measures, the foreign exchange market is one of the most diverse markets in the world. This is because the forex market encompasses the currencies of every nation in the world. Some currencies are more commonly traded than others, and we have included a list of

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options

What is Options Trading? In the financial markets, options refer to contracts that offer the right — but not the obligation — to buy or sell an asset at a later date for a predetermined price. ¬†Options are binding contracts with a strict set of clearly defined terms, and they

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