Tag Archives: Futures and Options

Consumer Risk Management Theory

Successful commodity risk management at consumer-packaged goods companies (CPG) tends to focus primarily on protecting margin while removing volatility, providing margin recovery, and providing predictability to the business. The way that this is traditionally accomplished is to align the companies hedging strategies and tools with brand elasticities and market conditions. This allows organizations to repeatably […]

Why Are Futures Quotes Delayed?

The futures market has existed for hundreds of years. The first known market was the Dojima RiceExchange that was started in 1697. As time went on, exchanges slowly spread around the world. TheCBOT, or Chicago Board of Trade, was founded in 1848. Shortly after the LME, or London MetalsExchange, was founded 1877. These exchanges have […]