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Futures

Contracts that promise to purchase or sell standard commodities at a forthcoming date and at a fixed price.

This type of contract is an extremely speculative transaction and ordinarily involves such standard goods as rice or soybeans. Profit and loss are based upon promises to deliver—as opposed to possession of—the actual commodities.

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Nothing that science can say will ever decrease the marvel of a long-distance conversation, and there may come in the future an Interpreter who will put it before our eyes in the form of a moving-picture.
There are many reasons to believe that for the practical idealists of the future, the supreme study will be the force that makes such miracles possible.
There is therefore no immediate danger that the art of telephony will be less fascinating in the future than it has been in the past.
There still remains for some future scientist the task of showing us in detail exactly what the telephone current does.
Here is an Eldorado for the scientists of the future, and whoever can first map it out will go far toward discovering the secret of telephony.
But these random guesses as to the future of the telephone may fall far short of what the reality will be.
The future! Who could see the faintest glimmer of it?
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