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future

[′fyü·chər]
(relativity)
For an event in space-time, those events that can be reached by a signal that is emitted at the original event and moves at a speed less than or equal to the speed of light in a vacuum.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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If your company's business has a sensitivity to particular days of the week (such as days when the stock market is open), or if certain reports are scheduled to run on the last business day of a month, you'll need to forward date your data accordingly so that it aligns with days of the week in 2000.
A futures contract is an agreement to buy or sell a fixed amount of a commodity for delivery at a specific forward date and at a price agreed at the time of trade.