derivative market

Definition

A financial market that deals with the trading of derivatives. Derivatives can be traded through futures or Over-the-Counter.

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You should try and make sure that you are caught up on what is happening with a derivative market and adjust to it.

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The derivative market allowed the company to speculate using put and call options instead of selling or buying the actual stock.

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The derivative market of the mid 2000's caused a lot of people financial harm because of loss of value in their stocks and homes.

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