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Arbitraging Futures Contracts (Part II): CNBC Explains

12:00 AM ET Sun, 29 May 2011

Arbitrage is a way to make risk-free profits by taking advantage of a market's price differences. In the right environment, it's easy to see how you can make risk-free profits using arbitrage. Salman Khan of the Khan Academy shows two examples of using arbitrage in futures contracts, and identifies important information you should know before you try this type of transaction.