Forward Contract

Business / Finance / Forward Contract: Fortune magazine's listing of the top 500 U.S. corporations determined by an index of 12 variables.

Other Words for Contract

Contract Adjective Synonyms: agreement, understanding, deal, bargain, arrangement, pact, commitment, obligation, compact
Contract Noun Synonyms: engage, agree, promise, covenant, undertake
Contract Verb Synonyms: catch, acquire, get, come down with, develop, become infected with, go down with
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Other Words for Forward

Forward Verb Synonyms: speed (up), accelerate, advance, hasten, expedite, hurry, quicken, step up
Forward Adverb Synonyms: advance, further, promote, back, foster, support, aid, assist, help, patronize, encourage, nourish, nurse along
Forward Adjective Synonyms: (well-)advanced, (well-)developed, progressive, precocious, forward-looking
Forward Noun Synonyms: advance, leading, foremost, front, head, first
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Forward Cover

Business / Finance / Forward Cover: A contract that specifies the price and quantity of an asset to be delivered on in the future. Forward contracts are not standardized and are not traded on organized exchanges MORE

Forward Delivery

Business / Finance / Forward Delivery: The purchase in the cash market of the difference between what you are obligated to deliver in a forward contract and the amount of the asset you own. For example, if you agreed to sell 100,000 bushel MORE

Forward Selling

Business / Agriculture / Forward Selling: Forward contracting in which the price is fixed at the time the contract is entered. MORE

Nearby Futures Contract

Business / Finance / Nearby Futures Contract: When several futures contracts are considered, the contract with the closest settlement date is called the nearby futures contract. The next (or the 'next out') futures contract is the one that settle MORE

Net Operating Loss (NOL) Carryforward

Business / Finance / Net Operating Loss (NOL) Carryforward: The amount of Net Operating Losses accumulated over past tax years that is available for offsetting taxable income in the current and future tax years. MORE

Most Distant Futures Contract

Business / Finance / Most Distant Futures Contract: When several futures contracts are considered, the contract settling last. Related: Nearby futures contract. MORE

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