Hedging Demystified Fact Sheet
Title: Hedging Demystified: How to Balance Risk and Protect Profit
Author: Tim Bishop Mini-bio: A CPA and former corporate treasurer with over thirty years of business experience, Tim Bishop has seen hedging from all angles – as scout, strategist, tactician, trader, accountant, supervisor, and treasurer. Co-author of award-winning Wheels of Wisdom.
Categories: Business/Commodities/Risk Management
Edition: First Edition ISBN: 978-0-9856248-7-3 (paperback) 978-0-9856248-0-4 (e-book)
Pages: 192 6″ x 9″ B & W Words: Approx. 44,000 Illustrations: 17 (e.g., spreadsheets)
Book synopsis: This primer on hedging describes seven types of financial risk that the proper use of futures, options, and swaps will mitigate. In addition to traditional commodity risk topics, it addresses risks associated with currency exchange, interest rates, and weather. From an award-winning author with years of business and hedging experience.
Book description: Do changes in commodity prices, interest rates, foreign currency exchange rates, or weather jeopardize your bottom line? Finally, it’s here: a practical, straightforward book on how to manage those uncertainties. It contains clear illustrations of how futures, options, and swaps work to curb risk. Written for a businessperson by a businessperson, this handbook explains: The mechanics of hedging; How hedging protects wealth; How to achieve more predictable earnings amid the unpredictable; Specific examples of hedging; and Hedging opportunities and pitfalls. Hedging Demystified is an essential guide to any business that deals with commodities, debt, international trade, or weather. This primer on hedging brings clarity and direction to make your business more sustainable.
Distinguishing characteristics: Written by a businessperson for a businessperson, in easy-to-understand language with clear illustrations. An entry-level ebook to simplify a complex topic. Professionally edited. E-book comes with fully linked index, glossary, and helpful webpages.
Foreword by: Joe Smith, VP of an energy marketing and distribution company Price: $21.99 US (paperback) $9.99 US (e-book)
Publication Date: 7/1/2019 (originally published in e-book format on 9/15/2014 as Hedging Commodity Price Risk: A Small Business Perspective) Publisher: Open Road Press http://hedging.openroadpress.com