Futures Market’s Basic Structure

Futures Market’s Basic Structure

The Basic Structure of the Futures Market In this opening section, we will take a look at how the futures market works, how it differs from other markets and how the use of leverage impacts your investing. How Futures Work You are probably familiar with the concept of financial derivatives. A derivative is simply any financial instrument that “derives” its value from the price movement of another instrument. In other words, the price of the derivative is not a function of any inherent value, but rather of changes in the…