Read what others are saying in these testimonials about Hedging Demystified: How to Balance Risk and Protect Profit by Tim Bishop. Feel free to share your own comments in the comment box below, on the contact page, or at an online bookseller near you.

I greatly encourage those who have a need to hedge, are interested in the topic, or simply need to get a firmer grasp of the subject matter, to read Hedging Demystified! The result will be a much better understanding of how the tools in hedging can mitigate risk and protect profit margins. I’ve recommended this book to my clients.

-Richard Larkin, President, Hedge Solutions, Inc.

The book’s a great source of information from a seasoned practitioner. Click here for full review.

-Henk-Jan van der Klis

Bishop provides an excellent overview of hedging, from basic understanding required to practical methods to manage risk in your business. Written in a way that is easily understood using simple examples.

-Michael, Amazon Verified Purchaser

I’ve witnessed Tim Bishop’s expertise and professionalism for years. As the partner in charge of auditing the company where he ran a mission-critical hedge program, I know he has the knowledge and skill to explain a complex topic like hedging in an understandable way. I read this book and it does just that.

-Marty White, Retired Audit Principal, Regional CPA firm

We had the benefit of Tim’s unique skills, perspective and financial advice for many years. In a phrase, ‘Tim has been there, done that.’ This is a comprehensive and useful book, one which will truly assist specialized financial managers as well as operators who face commodity price and supply risks.

-Bob Moore, Chairman and CEO, Dead River Company

I read Hedging Demystified and I thought it was great—so user friendly. It answers so many questions that a new face to hedging may not think to ask until it’s too late.

-Heather Bergeron, Managing Partner, Dixie Asset Management

Tim Bishop capitalizes on his expertise to provide an overview of hedging of commodity price risk in a straightforward manner that doesn’t require prior knowledge or a strong financial background. This book will be beneficial to both newcomers to the subject area as well as those wanting to broaden their understanding.

-Joe Smith, VP, an energy marketing and distribution company

The texts are laid out in a way that makes the relevant issues easy to understand and separate from one another in spite of dealing with an already complex topic. …I particularly enjoyed the chapter on basis, I thought the layout was excellent.

-Jordan Ness, Fuels Trader, Chemoil, a division of Glencore

Tim Bishop has managed to take a very difficult topic and make it understandable for all. I particularly like the numerous illustrations and the ability to “toggle” from chapter to chapter as key topics are revisited. I will be using this book as a key reference tool.

-Charlie Hahn, CFO, Dead River Company

Media Coverage

WAGM-TV, Presque Isle, Maine 12/19/14 (video unavailable)
Houlton Pioneer Times, Houlton, Maine 12/23/14 (link unavailable)
Forbes Magazine contributor Peter Cohan’s column in the Worcester Telegram 12/24/14
Fuel Oil News January 2015
Metrowest Daily News Movers and Shakers 1/25/15
Recycling Today 2/16/15

Note: This book was previously published as an e-book under the name Hedging Commodity Price Risk: A Small Business Perspective. In 2019, the content was published in print with an upgraded cover and its new title, Hedging Demystified.

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