Understanding Expiration and Futures Contracts Months By nature, a futures contract is a perishable security. It features a distinct expiration date when the legally binding agreement is settled. Upon expiration, the contract ceases to be tradable on the open market. The concept of expiration makes futures contracts finite instruments, different from forex pairs or stocks.… Read more.
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The official mandate of the U.S. Federal Reserve (the Fed) is to “promote maximum employment, stable prices, and moderate long-term interest rates in the U.S. economy.” Achieving this task can require a variety of actions, including adjustments to the federal funds rate and bond purchasing programs. Not all of these activities skew market behavior, but… Read more.