Definitions for "futures"
Bets placed on an event or outcome taking place some time in the future, e.g. who will win the Masters.
A bet made at the beginning of the season that will be decided when the season is over. For example, the total number of wins a team will achieve over the entire season. MTi's top NFL futures play last season was the Cardinals to win UNDER 8' games for the season. Futures also include the winner of the championship. For example, before the 1999 NFL season began, MTi recommended a play on the Jaguars at 8-1 to win the Superbowl.
A bet accepted well in advance of the sports event
A standardized, transferable, exchange-traded contract that requires delivery...
A standardized contract for the future settlement and/or delivery of a given quantity of the underlying product or cash at a specified price on a specified future date. Examples of futures are currency futures, government bond futures, stock index futures, etc. Buyers and sellers of futures contracts have obligations to accept/make the delivery of the underlying product or cash on the specified date.
(or future contracts), contractual agreements to buy or sell specific amounts of interest rates, currencies, commodities, or stock indexes, at certain dates in the future for specific prices.
Futures is the fifth studio album by Jimmy Eat World. It was released on October 19, 2004. In the album the band departs from their traditional rock sound: while the energetic single "Pain" reminds of the earlier works, most songs of the album are slower pop-rock ballads.
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(n.) A programming construct specifying that the value of some computation will be needed at some later point, but allowing the system to schedule that computation to run at any arbitrary time. Futures are one way to present lazy evaluation in shared variable programming. See also eager evaluation.
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See Derivatives – Futures (The Investment FAQ, USA).
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