What is the issue concerning trading in futures? Within months, in the US, the markets will be allowed to stock futures. What are futures and are there any Islamic transactions that are done in a similar manner?
Dear scholars, As-Salamu `alaykum. I am a young man about to graduate from university. I would like to ask if thinking about and planning for the future contradicts one’s belief in the Unseen and having to put all one’s trust in Almighty Allah. Jazakum Allah khayran.
We have to differentiate between two things: 1- planning and applying the means for achieving success. 2- fortune telling or predicting the future without attributing it to the will of Allah. It should be clear that it is only Allah Who has the full and accurate knowledge of the future. Even the Messenger of Allah