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Hedging Futures Contracts: CNBC Explains

CNBC Explains
Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 9:57 AM ET
Hedging Futures Contracts: CNBC Explains
Do margin contracts really defend market participants from commodity price volatility? Salman Khan of the Khan Academy verifies the math. Then he explains how these contracts work in practice.

Do margin contracts really defend market participants from commodity price volatility? Salman Khan of the Khan Academy verifies the math. Then he explains how these contracts work in practice.

From this video, you’ll understand:

  • The mechanics of futures margins
  • How the value of futures contracts are preserved using margins



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