Deferred futures

The most distant months of a futures contract. A bond that sells at a discount and does not pay interest for an initial period, typically from three to seven years. Compare step-up bond and payment-in-kind bond. The New York Times Financial Glossary

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  • deferred pricing — A method of pricing where a producer sells his commodity now and buys a futures contract to benefit from an expected price increase. Although some people call this hedging, the producer is actually speculating that he can make more money by… …   Financial and business terms

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  • Back Months — The available futures contracts for a particular commodity that possess expirations or delivery dates furthest into the future. Also referred to as deferred futures or forward months. Back month futures contracts may have identical actuals as… …   Investment dictionary

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