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The Opaque World of Commodity Trading

Next time you are at a party and someone asks what you do for a living, tell them you are a commodity trader. Read more >

Essential Elements of Option Pricing - Getting to Know the Greeks

In this article we explain some of the key elements of option pricing. Read more >

Correlation – The Little Statistic That Packs Quite a Punch

Correlation is a little understood statistic that plays a huge role in today's financial markets. Read more >

Price Discovery in Canadian Crops and Livestock

Price discovery is the process by which buyers and sellers interact to arrive at a price for a given asset specific to quantity, quality and time. Read more >

Risk, Trading & Human Psychology - Part II

Apply some of the concepts & insights from the field of neuroeconomics to the risk management challenges of an agricultural producer. Read more >

Market Manipulation

It is likely that man tried to manipulate markets from the beginning of their existence. Read more >

Marking to Market

A financial accounting concept that involves taking an open position and valuing it at the current market price. Read more >

Risk, Trading & Human Psychology

Have you seen the Seinfeld episode where George Costanza discovers the power of doing everything the opposite of his natural instincts? Read more >

Foreign Exchange Hedging – Pitfalls and Peculiarities

The foreign exchange market is considered to be the largest market in the world, with an estimated $4 trillion dollars trading daily. Read more >

Value at Risk: The Fall Guy

The financial crisis of 2008 was a fascinating and trying time and even the most veteran traders will admit to being awestruck by the many unprecedented market events. Read more >

Ten Questions Directors Should Ask About Commodity Risk

This article is geared toward those that have a significant exposure to some form of commodity price risk. Read more >

Hedging 101

Every so often, I am reminded that the majority of business people are not very familiar with the concept of hedging and its arcane terminology. Read more >

Lessons from Hedge Disasters

The news of a large trading loss always makes for a good story. Read more >


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