What are futures?

Tim Bennett explains the basic principles and key features of ‘futures’, which, along with swaps, options and covered warrants, make up the derivatives market.

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What is a swap?
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  • José

    But Tim, i have a question. Do the parties buy and sell these contracts at premiums, or do they simply agree and all the actual money transactions occur at the time of expiration? Oh, and who controls the system making sure everything adds up and that the money is delivered?Btw, great video. I love watching these videos. They are so easily understood!

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