What are futures? - MoneyWeek Investment Tutorials

What are futures? Tim Bennett explains the key features and basic principles of futures, which, alongside swaps, options and covered warrants, make up the derivatives market. Related links… - What are derivatives? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wjlw7ZpZVK4 - What are options and covered warrants? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3196NpHDyec - What are futures? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nwR5b6E0Xo4 - What is a swap? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uVq384nqWqg - Why you should avoid structured products https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Umx5ShOz2oU MoneyWeek videos are designed to help you become a better investor, and to give you a better understanding of the markets. They’re aimed at both beginners and more experienced investors. In all our videos we explain things in an easy-to-understand way. Some videos are about important ideas and concepts. Others are about investment stories and themes in the news. The emphasis is on clarity and brevity. We don’t want to waste your time with a 20-minute video that could easily be so much shorter. We’ve already made over 200 financial videos and we add more each week. You can see the full archive here at MoneyWeek videos.


  1. "B" got hustled.
  2. Is it always 3 months?
  3. ALU MINIUM? Very distracting.
  4. Isn't the main difference between forwards and futures the fact that forwards are over the counter contracts while you need a clearing society to exchange futures? Therefore does trading future involve extra price to pay the clearing society?
  5. 1:25 "a couple of undernourished looking Japs" ?
  6. last 30 seconds answered a question i've had for very long time.
  7. Amazing
  8. Very well explained, Tim. Cheersies
  9. when the money is transfer to A? at the end of the deal, or when he does the Short?
  10. Profit = 3.14
  11. awesome sir....great explained. Loved it😍
  12. So basically futures markets are all a fugazzi
  13. How do I get started trading futures?
  14. .
  15. It seems like gambling to me.... and in response to zwelosterel, YES, his voice is soothing to listen to. I would like to have a teacher like that.
  16. What happens if the producer defaults?
  17. I've never heard someone call another person a Muppet before lol. On a serious note, I truly understand the futures market at a high level thank you sir.
  18. Excellent Sir !!!
  19. i just didnt understand what moves up the price from day 1 to day 2

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