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Derivatives (complicated financial instrument)

  1. a financial product whose value is determined on the value of other financial products, whose mere existence and relationship to the derivative can be known, unknown, both or neither (or any combination of the four)


Derivatives come in four common flavors:

  1. forwards
  2. futures
  3. options
  4. swaps

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