Contract Length

Trading Basics

Contract Length

The length of time a contract is open until it expires.

Other Trading Basics

Balance

A summarised financial result of all funds deposited in, and withdrawn from the customer’s account, and of all closed positions in that account.

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Commercial Paper

How big companies finance short-term cash flow.

Like bonds but without the coupon, instead, the APR is determined by the discount the agreements are entered into and the length of time to repayment.

For example, a blue chip company might borrow $9.95m dollars today and repay $10m in a month’s time.

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