TeachMeFinance.com - explain Offset
Offset The term 'Offset ' as it applies to the area of agriculture can be defined as ' Liquidating a purchase of futures contracts through the sale of an equal number of contracts of the same delivery month, or liquidating a short sale of futures through the purchase of an equal number of contracts of the same delivery month. In other words, selling if one has bought, or buying if one has sold, a futures or option contract'.
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