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 settles just after the nearby futures contract. The contract farthest away in time from settlement is called the most distant futures contract.
Contract Noun Synonyms: engage, agree, promise, covenant, undertake
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
Nearby Verb Synonyms: close, within reach, handy, accessible, at or to hand, adjacent
Nearby Preposition Synonyms: close by, close at hand, not far-off or -away, in the vicinity or neighborhood, within (easy) reach, about, around
Business / Finance / Next Futures Contract: The contract settling immediately after the nearby futures contract. MORE
Business / Finance / Most Distant Futures Contract: When several futures contracts are considered, the contract settling last. Related: Nearby futures contract. MORE