Tag Archives: Hedging

Oil price fall disrupts Mexico’s hedging

Commodity accounts for one-third of state revenue Asia homepage

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Mexico’s oil hedging deal exposed

The public disclosure of a large options trade on a new database has led to speculation that the country’s government has locked in a price for most of its oil exports next year Asia homepage

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High Yield Allocation And Hedging Strategies For Preferred Stock ETFs

By Daan Everts: Those holding preferred stock portfolios got caught flatfooted when US yields rose during the tapering news of 2013. In terms of high yield assets, The iShares S&P US Preferred Stock Index Fund (PFF) was one of the … Continue reading

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Draft Volcker rule gives leeway on hedging

Banks will have to set up ways for ‘ongoing recalibration of the hedging activity’ to prove ‘specific, identifiable’ risks, the draft says Asia homepage

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Miners return to hedging gold

Small and medium-sized companies lead industry shift as groups start to protect themselves against more falls in the price of the metal Financial Times – Asia homepage

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Hedging Strategy For The Rest Of The Year

By Igor Novgorodtsev: Note: Parts of this article are also contained in the Lares Capital Partners LP Q2 investment newsletter available only privately. Expectations for seconds half of 2013 Entering Q3, we are still increasing our short positions and selling … Continue reading

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JPMorgan’s Hedging Losses Invite A Political Response

By Gary Townsend: After Thursday’s close, JPMorgan (JPM) disclosed in its 2Q2012 10-Q after-tax losses of $ 800 million, stemming from corporate hedging operations. A slight delay in the regulatory filing had suggested that there might be a problem, which … Continue reading

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The Pros And Cons Of Hedging Inflation With Dividends

By Doug Carey: It is generally well known that dividend payments from most stocks tend to move up and down with the rate of inflation. Many investors choose dividend stocks just for this reason, and this can be a good … Continue reading

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