Meaning of futures trader in English:

futures trader


  • A stock market trader who deals in futures contracts.

    ‘futures traders have been aggressively buying gold’
    • ‘With Labor Day in sight, futures traders are starting to dump gasoline.’
    • ‘It introduces the novice futures trader to important concepts in a clear, concise manner.’
    • ‘A law has been passed to protect securities investors and futures traders, but it has yet to take effect.’
    • ‘Futures traders are gamblers, betting on whether a stock will hit a certain level by a certain day in the future, without having to actually buy shares.’
    • ‘Charles, an oil futures trader, has made a fortune in the past two months.’