Risk Management Consulting
April 26, 2019
Tim Potter, CPA - Hedge Accounting Manager
Official announcement from FASB
Today, FASB issued narrow-scope improvements to its financial instrument standards as part of Accounting Standards Update (“ASU”) 2019-04. Included...
March 19, 2019
John Trefethen - Director and Co-Founder at HedgeStar
All other things being equal, shareholders, owners and executives like earnings to be predictable and smooth. They go to great lengths to achieve steady earnings that grow quarter...
February 13, 2019
Companies commonly choose to enhance certainty in future commodity prices, interest rates and currency exchange rates through hedging. Hedging is often accomplished with financial...
January 30, 2019
Many thanks to the folks at S&P Global Platts for putting on a wonderful aluminum event at the iconic Hotel del Coronado on January 13th through the 15th. Although sunshine was in...
November 20, 2018
Ira Kawaller - Managing Director
Derivative contracts are often portrayed as the bad boys of the financial marketplace, but this characterization misrepresents most derivatives and their uses. In fact, most deriva...
October 16, 2018
As attractive as this new ratable method may be, in certain cases, it might be preferable to avoid this treatment and apply an alternative method for some cash flow hedges with opt...
September 20, 2018
Under the rules of fair value hedge accounting, a prerequisite condition is that the hedge should be highly effective in offsetting this specific value change – i.e., the value cha...
August 8, 2018
American Metal Markets
“People are showing more interest in hedging at conferences, especially folks in the steel market,” HedgeStar manager of valuation Merc Morse told American Metal Market. “We have s...
July 10, 2018
Heidi Lindahl, Marketing Manager
New York, NY – – The American Metal Markets held their 33rd annual Steel Success Strategies Conference June 25 – June 26. Delegates from across the steel industry participate in th...
July 3, 2018
The fact is, one leg of the swap does serves as an
offset, but the other leg delivers a wholly unpredictable result
that will vary, depending on the path of the variable interest
Introducing the New AMERIBOR...
August 26, 2019
Advancements Toward Libor Pha...
July 24, 2019
HedgeStar Welcomes Megan Roth...
July 19, 2019
HedgeStar’s Landon Brodersen,...
July 15, 2019
HedgeStar’s Tim Potter promot...
July 8, 2019
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