The failure to perform on a futures contract as required by exchange rules, such as a failure to meet a margin call or to make or take delivery.
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A contract which requires a seller to agree to deliver a specified cash commodity to a buyer sometime in the future, where the parties expect delivery to occur. All terms of the contract may be customized, in contrast to futures contracts whose terms are standardized.