Closing the Gap - Futures Edition

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Contango and Backwardation

Closing the Gap - Futures Edition

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Each futures product has a forward curve: a set of prices that differ by expiration. Contango and backwardation are the results of a spread in futures prices across months.

Tune in as Tony, Pete and Mike Hart walk through how to identify contango and backwardation and show off a few examples in current futures products.

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