Risk Management Consulting
June 8, 2020
John Trefethen - Director and Co-Founder
When credit unions consider engaging in hedging activity, they need to get board approval. This can be challenging as many board members do not fully understand what it means to u...
May 7, 2020
Craig Haymaker, CPA - Chief Operating Officer
Grain price risk continues to manifest itself in the marketplace as major grains – corn, soybeans and wheat – exhibit either marked volatility and/or downward trends in pricing. T...
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...
HedgeTalk: "Output Gap&q...
August 7, 2020
HedgeTalk: A road to Recovery...
August 5, 2020
HedgeTalk: Another Horse in t...
July 24, 2020
The NEIU Social Justice Leade...
July 20, 2020
Lessons from “Government Decr...
July 17, 2020
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