Business / Finance / Cost-Plus Contract: Applies to derivative products. Futures contracts trade in a 'cost-of-carry market' where the underlying commodity can be stored, insured, and converted into the future easily and inexpensively. Arbitrageurs, because of the ease of switching from the spot commodity to futures, will keep these markets in line with prevailing interest rates.
Contract Verb Synonyms: catch, acquire, get, come down with, develop, become infected with, go down with
Contract Adjective Synonyms: agreement, understanding, deal, bargain, arrangement, pact, commitment, obligation, compact
Contract Noun Synonyms: engage, agree, promise, covenant, undertake
Business / Finance / Nexus (Of Contracts): A set or collection of something. MORE
Business / Real Estate / No Capacity To Contract: The inability of a person to enter into a valid contract under any circumstances. Such inability can arise when a person has been adjudicated insane or is an officer of a corporation who is not author MORE