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A debt instrument issued for a period of more than one year with the purpose of raising capital by borrowing. The Federal government, states, cities, corporations, and many other t ... Read more

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Spot Trading Versus Futures Trading

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The main difference between spots and futures is the actual delivery of currency. In futures, the price is settled when the contract is signed and the currencies are exchanged. In ...

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