The price was high because 60 to 70 percent of the oil contracts in the futures market were held by speculators.
And some members of the William Morris board would be risking their futures if they vote for the merger.
I smuggled drugs to make money for them, to pay for their schooling, to secure their futures with good careers.
late 14c., from Old French futur, from Latin futurus "going to be, yet to be," as a noun, "the future," irregular suppletive future participle of esse "to be," from PIE *bheue- (see be). The English noun (late 14c.) is modeled on Latin futura, neuter plural of futurus.
A contract to buy or sell a specified amount of a commodity or financial instrument at an agreed price at a set date in the future. If the price for the commodity or financial instrument rises between the contract date and the future date, the investor will make money; if it declines, the investor will lose money. The term also refers to the market for such contracts.