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Contango

The sum paid by a speculator on a “bull account” (i.e. a speculation on the rise in the price of certain stock), to defer completing the bargain till the next settling day. (See Backwardation)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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