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For oil producers that hedged, less pain from the plunge

For oil producers that hedged, less pain from the plunge | Energy oil coal Metals Trade and Risk | Scoop.it
Some companies may escape the rout with cash flows largely intact because they had previously taken steps to lock in future sales at higher prices

Via Risk Edge Solutions
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The energy ansd commodity markets are changing, globally, regionally and locally. After decades of status quo, are you prepated ?

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Risk Edge Solutions's curator insight, October 20, 2014 11:13 AM

Oil companies typically hedge a portion of their future production to add some certainty to their future revenue streams and help sustain cash flow during periods of low prices.

Robert Hamilton's curator insight, October 24, 2014 6:54 AM

The energy ansd commodity markets are changing, globally, regionally and locally. After decades of status quo, are you prepated ?

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The return of hot commodities

The return of hot commodities | Energy oil coal Metals Trade and Risk | Scoop.it
Improved market dynamics suggest commodities are likely to resume their role as an important source of diversification and protection from inflation in a low-return environment.

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The return of the commodity hedge fund?

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Regulatory change slowing growth among financial services firms, says SunGard | Hedgeweek

Regulatory change slowing growth among financial services firms, says SunGard | Hedgeweek | Energy oil coal Metals Trade and Risk | Scoop.it
Regulatory change is second only to market volatility as an executive issue for financial services firms, according to research by SunGard.

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Can regulation become a positive business differentiator?

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EU rules risk driving London Metal Exchange to Hong Kong - brokers - Yahoo!7 News

EU rules risk driving London Metal Exchange to Hong Kong - brokers - Yahoo!7 News | Energy oil coal Metals Trade and Risk | Scoop.it
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EU rules risk driving London Metal Exchange to Hong Kong - brokers
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Scare mongering? or should the city metal boys start packing their bags for new lands?  Speculate in HK wine bars?

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Are Managed Futures ETFs The Best Commodity Play? - NASDAQ

Are Managed Futures ETFs The Best Commodity Play? - NASDAQ | Energy oil coal Metals Trade and Risk | Scoop.it
Are Managed Futures ETFs The Best Commodity Play?
NASDAQ
The reason for the performance disparity is simple: The long-only approach leaves alpha on the table.
Robert Hamilton's insight:

Commodities, on the outs since 2011, have actually broken above a multi-year downtrend line.

Read more: http://www.nasdaq.com/article/are-managed-futures-etfs-the-best-commodity-play-cm341326#ixzz2yatTr6pI

 

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METALS-Copper falls for second day as China worries resurface - Reuters

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METALS-Copper falls for second day as China worries resurface
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China domestic copper prices trade at a discount to ShFe. * Concern about tin ...
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Falling copper prices = good for buyers, unless you bought at the "top" of the market; its bad for producers unless the falling price prompts changes in stock levels.

Volatility is normal of cuorse - how do you manage it?

 

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Closing Bell: TSX, Wall Street surge higher amid positive US data, consumer ... - Financial Post

Closing Bell: TSX, Wall Street surge higher amid positive US data, consumer ... - Financial Post | Energy oil coal Metals Trade and Risk | Scoop.it
Closing Bell: TSX, Wall Street surge higher amid positive US data, consumer ...
Financial Post
At the close, the majority of the sectors on the Toronto Stock Exchange were higher, with energy and metals leading the pack as the largest advancers.
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Yes! go on my son!..."At the close, the majority of the sectors on the Toronto Stock Exchange were higher, with energy and metals leading the pack as the largest advancers."

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