The stock market is off to one of its more volatile years in recent history, and it’s showing little sign of stabilizing. At the halfway point of 2020, the Small Stocks 75 Index has already posted a high-to-low range exceeding the ranges of each of the last four years, and it has shown 13 daily… Read more.
Unfortunately, risk is an unavoidable part of life. Whether you’re buying a house or jumping out of an airplane, you assume some degree of risk. In the world of finance, active hedging is like a skydiver’s parachute ― when properly used, catastrophe may be routinely averted. Let’s take a look at three ways of making… Read more.
This is a sample entry from Kirk Donsbach’s newsletter, The Cattleman’s Advisory, published on June 5, 2017. Weekly Cattle Commentary 06/02/2017 Of course, 24 hours after I say “excluding an unforeseen fundamental game changer, the highs for 2017 are probably in” we get an unforeseen game changer in India banning meat exports. Keep in mind… Read more.
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I don’t write about hedging crops all the time, but when I notice something in the markets I like to put it out.
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As a reader of TWIG, I hope you have come to understand my major objective to inspire ideas so you can hedge or trade these grains markets on your terms. Lately, I have been asked by producers why it would make sense to re-own. Today, I am going to step out of my bear costume and put on my bulls jersey. Maybe I can inspire an idea or two to get you involved.
The goal of hedging is to transfer price risk from one party to another. Hedging has been used for hundreds of years to help producers and buyers protect themselves from price risk.