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Futures Trading Terms
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1. First Notice Day The first day on which notice of intent to deliver a commodity in fulfillment of an expiring futures contract can be given to the clearinghouse by a seller and assigned by the clearing- More…
2. Floor Broker house to a buyer. Varies from contract to contract. An individual who executes orders on the trading floor of an exchange for any other person. =National Futures Association
3. Floor Trader An individual who is a member of an exchange and trades for his own account on the floor of =National Futures Association
4. Forward (Cash) Contract A contract which requires a seller to agree to deliver a specified cash commodity to a buyer sometime in the future. All terms of the contract are customized, in contrast to futures More…
5. Frontrunning A process whereby a futures or options position is taken based on non-public information about an impending transaction in the same or related futures or options contract. =National More…
6. Fully Disclosed An account carried by a Futures Commission Merchant in the name of an individual customer; the opposite of an Omnibus Account. =National Futures Association
7. Fundamental Analysis A method of anticipating future price movement using supply and demand information. =National Futures Association
8. Futures Commission Merchant (FCM) An individual or organization which solicits or accepts orders to buy or sell futures contracts or ommodity options and accepts money or other assets from customers in connection with such More…
9. Futures Contract A legally binding agreement to buy or sell a commodity or financial instrument at a later date. Futures contracts are standardized according to the quality, quantity and delivery time and More…
10. Futures Industry Association (FIA) The national trade association for Futures Commission Merchants. =National Futures Association

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