Commodity Derivatives Markets and Applications, by Neil C. Schofield gives complete reference for anyone working in, or finding out commodity markets and their associated derivatives. Dealing primarily with over-the-counter constructions, the book gives extensive coverage of each onerous and soft commodity, including gold, crude oil, electricity, plastics, emissions and agricultural.
Utilizing constructions unique to the person market, every chapter consists of an evidence of the commodity and an evaluation of its physical market, discussion on the typical patterns of demand and supply and the principle elements that can influence the price of the commodity, and the principle products.
Each chapter focuses on how the products may very well be used along the bodily supply chain and seeks to establish the main market risks and the way they are often hedged. Commodity Derivatives Markets and Applications, by Neil C. Schofield brings into perspective how the structuring banks hedge their very own resultant exposure and examines the attraction of OTC investment constructions for the wholesale market.
Creator has carried out a brilliant job in organizing the book and laying out the foundations of the completely different markets, as well as tackling the extra advanced concepts. His years of expertise as a trainer, has ready him to clarify the simplest, to the most complicated topics. He has clearly been in a position to make the transition from trainer to author.
The commodities world can appear arcane but Neil has ‘cracked’ this unique asset class with a ultimate product that every one participants will be capable of use. This book is essential reading for these wishing to find out about the primary options of the commodity markets, the mechanics of derivatives, and the way they’re applied.
Commodity Derivatives: Markets and Applications (The Wiley Finance Series) [Hardcover]
Neil C. Schofield
Wiley (December 25, 2007)