CONTANGO Definition

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CONTANGO is the commission paid by a buyer for the postponement of a transaction on a stock exchange when prices for future delivery are higher than those for cash or spot transactions. The opposite is backwardation.

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ALLOWANCE FOR BAD DEBTS is an account established to record a subtraction from ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE, to allow for those accounts that will not be paid.

REIT is Real Estate Investment Trust.

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