Server Cycles Futures Market

And speaking of exchanges, we keep waiting for someone to announce a data center futures markets. Futures markets serve as a place you can go to buy and sell commodities and their future delivery contracts. If data centers are really becoming a commodity and if there is the potential for a scarcity of a commodity (like at the holiday season), a futures market for data center capacity can serve a purpose to contractually guarantee availability as well as to provide a vehicle for hedging and speculation based on anticipated supply and demand. We're sure there is something like this incubating somewhere — if you know of one point us at them.

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