Contrary Opinion

Trading Basics

Contrary Opinion

An approach to trading where traders take the opposite view and therefore the position of the retail participants in a market. 

Other Trading Basics

Contango

This is when the futures price of a security is above the cash price at maturity. The opposite is backwardation.

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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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