Futures contract multiple

Definition:

A constant set by an exchange, which when multiplied by the futures price gives the dollar value of a stock index futures contract.

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Plain vanilla

A term that refers to a relatively simple derivative financial instrument, usually a swap or other derivative that is issued with standard features.

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