Commodity Derivatives


Markets and Applications

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Commodity Derivatives <p>In the newly revised Second Edition of <i>Commodity Derivatives: Markets and Applications</i>, expert trading educator and author Neil Schofield delivers a comprehensive overview of a wide variety of commodities and derivatives. Beginning with discussions of commodity markets generally before moving on to derivative valuation and risk management, the author then dives into individual commodity markets, like gold, base metals, crude oil, natural gas, electricity, and more.<p>Schofield relies on his extensive experience at Barclays Investment Bank to offer readers detailed examinations of commodity finance and the use of commodities within a wider investment portfolio.<p>The second edition includes discussions of critical new topics like dual curve swap valuation, option valuation within a negative price environment using the Bachelier model, volatility skews, smiles, smirks, term structures for major commodities, and more. You’ll find case studies on corporate failures linked to improper commodity risk management, as well as explorations of issues like the impact of growing interest in electric vehicles on commodity markets.<p>The text of the original edition has been updated and expanded and new example transactions are included to help the reader understand the concepts discussed within. Each chapter follows a uniform structure, with typical demand and supply patterns following a non-­technical description of the commodity at issue. Discussions of the physical markets in each commodity and the main exchange-traded and over-the-counter products conclude each chapter.<p>Perfect for commodity and derivatives traders, analysts, and risk managers, the Second Edition of <i>Commodity Derivatives: Markets and Applications</i> will also earn a place in the libraries of students and academics studying finance and the graduate intake in financial institutions.<p><b>A one-stop resource for the main commodity markets and their associated derivatives</b><p>Finance professionals seeking a single volume that fully describes the major commodity markets and their derivatives will find everything they need in the latest edition of <i>Commodity Derivatives: Markets and Applications</i>. Former Global Head of Financial Markets Training at Barclays Investment Bank Neil Schofield delivers a rigorous and authoritative reference on a crucial, but often overlooked, subject.<p>Completely revised and greatly expanded, the Second Edition of this essential text offers finance professionals and students coverage on every major class of commodities, including gold, steel, ethanol, crude oil, and more. You’ll also find discussions of derivative valuation, risk management, commodity finance, and the use of commodities within an investment portfolio.<p>Non-technical descriptions of major commodity classes ensure the material is accessible to everyone while still in-depth and rigorous enough to deliver key information on an area central to global finance.<p>Ideal for students and academics in finance, <i>Commodity Derivatives</i> is an indispensable guide for commodity and derivatives traders, analysts, and risk managers who seek a one-volume resource on foundational and advanced topics in commodity markets and their associated derivatives.