Word forms: (present) buys forward, (past) bought forward, (perfect) bought forward, (progressive) buying forward
verbRelated wordsPhrasal verbsThere are several other phrasal verbs that are commonly used in finance.When a company buys out another company, they purchase all of the stock of that company. If you close out an account on which the margin is inadequate or exhausted, you terminate it, usually by selling securities to realize cash.If you spin off a company or subsidiary, you sell a subsidiary part of a company, or make a subsidiary its own separate company by issuing shares in the new company. (Finance: Investment, Stocks) If you buy forward, you buy at a future date for a price agreed upon today. ⇒ As an alternative to buying forward currency, you could borrow dollars, exchange them for foreign currency, and then lend the foreign currency until it is needed. ⇒ Hedging by buying forward sterling for dollars will raise the forward premium on sterling. ⇒ If you buy forward, you buy at a future date for a price agreed upon today.
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