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Aggregation 1. Used in corporate financial planning, aggregation is a process whereby a number of a firm's smaller projects are combined and treated as an individual project.
2. Used in futures markets, aggregation is a principal involving the combination of all future positions owned or controlled by a single trader or group of traders.
Delivery Facility An exchange authorized facility used as a location for the delivery of commodities tendered upon future contracts.
(ATP) A program used to place simultaneous orders for stock index futures and the underlying stocks.
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Assign The act of clearing houses and brokerages selecting short option and future contract holders to deliver underlying securities or commodities of maturing or exercised/tendered contracts.
Contract A futures contract with a provision permitting the contract holder to convey his or her rights of assignment to a third party.
Person The name given to participants within the futures market that are involved in the solicitation or facilitation of transacting customer orders, the maintenance of discretionary accounts, or the true participatory involvement in the futures market.
At The Market An order to buy or sell a futures contract at the best available price upon entrance into the exchange for execution.
Autoregressive Using past data to predict future data.
Sources: Yahoo.com; Nasdaq.com; Boerse-Frankfurt.com; NYSE.com; SEC.gov; Wikipedia.org; thefreedictionary.com; 1MTX 2008
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