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This half-day seminar will provide attendees with an overview of hedging tools and risk management in the oil markets, with particular emphasis on introductory swaps and options used in the oil trading business. The event will focus on the fundamentals of hedging using futures, options and swaps to provide delegates with a background in the [...]
CTA_hedging_M1 (module 1) Module 2 and 3 are available upon request. This download is for course participants only.
When does using options make more sense than short futures or swaps? Is a long speculative trade, a physical long player can use options to reduce spread risk or leverage the position with limited risk. Oil Traders Are Borrowing From Banks to Store Crude at a Loss http://bloom.bg/20pQoMk Oil Traders Are Borrowing From Banks to [...]
Man versus Machine Chris Thorpe explores whether human traders have a chance against modern computer technology algorithms.
Jodie Gunzberg, the Global Head of Commodities for S&P Indices, makes the point that modern fund managers are looking more at risk based asset allocation versus traditional style buckets. I would add that using options will be the next wave of modern portfolio management for mainstream funds. Many avoid futures and options completely in favor of [...]