Risk Management Consulting
February 13, 2019
John Trefethen - Director and Co-Founder at HedgeStar
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...
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...
June 22, 2018
Most banks and credit unions have similar business models – they fund long-term assets (loans to customers) with short-term liabilities (deposits from customers). Current market c...
June 14, 2018
Generally, any derivative that can be expected to be “highly effective” in offsetting the change in the value of the net investment due to currency exchange rate movements will qua...
May 25, 2018
Hedge accounting is currently a leading cause of restatements of financial statements. The cost of a restatement, as well as the resulting headache, can be minimized if proper cons...
April 24, 2018
Large segments of derivatives users will see improvements, making both the process and the presentation of hedge accounting more intuitive and understandable.
March 7, 2018
The amended guidance takes a different position. It authorizes
a last-of-layer approach that allows entities to hedge some
notional amount of an initially designated portfolio, as...
Grain Price Risk Management:...
March 23, 2020
The Shield: A Special Market...
March 19, 2020
HedgeStar's Response to t...
March 13, 2020
HedgeStar's Affiliate Com...
March 6, 2020
Interest Rates – Hedging Vers...
March 5, 2020
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HS University (21)
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Fair Value Hedges (4)
Trading/Investing with Derivatives (5)
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