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Video: Rolling Contracts and Futures Curves

August 20, 2009 at 9:40 by Andriy Moraru

In this video, Jeffrey Kramer, explains the relation between the different types futures curves (normal and inverse) and the handling of the rolling commodity futures contract that are managed by the index funds. The contango and backwardation processes are detailedly described here. It’s not difficult to understand and will help greatly in commodity trading if you plan to buy or sell futures near their maturity date.

Created by Jeffrey Kramer (economic analysts) for Economic Outlook.

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