Commodity Futures' Roll Premium And An Absolute-Return Index

18 Apr 2008

Traditional futures users are mostly farmers or commodity producers who hedge the sale of their crops by using futures contracts to lock in certain selling prices.

Traditional futures users are mostly farmers or commodity producers who hedge the sale of their crops by using futures contracts to lock in certain selling prices. Buyers of a futures contract are obligated to receive physical delivery of the underlying commodity upon maturity of the contract. On the ...

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