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a term used in animal husbandry to mean close to, usually close to parturition, e.g. forward ewes are those close to lambing.
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In X2, the accounts receivable and the forward contract are adjusted to fair value, the euros are received and delivered to the purchaser and, at year-end, the above deferred tax entry is reversed.
Due to the IRS's seemingly broad interpretation of the term "interbank market," taxpayers must consider whether a foreign currency forward contract negotiated between two private parties, neither of which is a bank or provides bank-like services to customers, qualifies as a foreign currency contract within the meaning of Sec.
This indivisibility means that the buyer of the option may have to use a fixed forward contract to cover a portion of the transaction amount or, more likely, carry the balance of the risk itself, although this will be small.
By comparison, a financial strategy would involve the use of hedging tools such as forward contracts, futures, or options.
These new services provide buyers of forward contracts an efficient way to verify ownership and access an auditable chain of custody.
A currency option, like a forward contract, allows you to exchange one currency for another on a future date.
In its latest Beef Action For Profit leaflet, beef farmers are told they need to understand how forward contracts work and whether they are right for their own business before taking the plunge.
To push forward contract talks that have been at impasse since November 2004, district negotiators removed a provision that opened the possibility that teachers would have to pay part of their health insurance premiums in 2007-08.
For example, if a taxpayer physically settled a forward contract on stock by delivering stock to the counterparty in exchange for the forward contract price, the taxpayer was treated as simply selling the stock for the forward price without realizing gain or loss on the forward contract itself, notwithstanding that the contract was a separate property right that may have had built-in economic gain or loss.
The requirements of this Statement apply to issuers' classification and measurement of freestanding financial instruments, including those that comprise more than one option or forward contract.
While the static approach of simply holding the unaltered forward contract may turn out to be more profitable than a dynamic risk management alternative in any single situation, in the long run, the firm that reacts to changing risks and opportunities in a disciplined and businesslike manner should have a considerable advantage over a competitor who categorically ignores available information.
Similar rights had previously been given to stock brokers, financial institutions, and clearing agencies with respect to securities contracts and commodity brokers and forward contract merchants with respect to commodities and forward contracts.