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Contango

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The sum paid by a speculator on a “bull account” (i.e. a speculation on the rise in the price of certain stock), to defer completing the bargain till the next settling day. (See Backwardation.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Constituents
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Constitutions of Clarendon
Construe
Consuelo
Contango
Contemplate
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Contenement
Contentment is true Riches
Contests of Wartburg (The)
Continence of a Scipio
Continental System
Contingent (A)
Contra bonos Mores (Latin)
Contretemps (French)

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Backwardation (Stockbrokers term)