Contango
Contango Con*tan"go (k[o^]n*t[a^][ng]"g[-o]), n.; pl. {Contangoes}. [Prob. a corruption of contingent.] 1. (Stock Exchange) The premium or interest paid by the buyer to the seller, to be allowed to defer paying for the stock purchased until the next fortnightly settlement day. [Eng.] [1913 Webster]

2. (Law) The postponement of payment by the buyer of stock on the payment of a premium to the seller. See {Backwardation}. --N. Biddle. [1913 Webster] ||


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