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 [...]
Low oil prices have created winners and losers, with some caught in between.
Man versus Machine Chris Thorpe explores whether human traders have a chance against modern computer technology algorithms.
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Can we really know where oil prices will go next? Too many factors can influence the outcome and often the madness of crowds drives the market beyond reason. We do know that markets will drive prices beyond where they "should" be. All you can do is prepare yourself. Read more here,oilpricesmadness
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 [...]