Mar 06, 2021  
University of Alberta Calendar 2020-2021 
University of Alberta Calendar 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AREC 687 - Managing Market Risk in Resource Industries

★ 3 (fi 6) (either term, 3-0-0) Study of the mechanics and economic functions of commodity futures and options derivative markets. Topics include the theory and practice of hedging, price formation and issues unique to commodities. Emphasis on concepts and analysis to evaluate derivative markets; use of derivatives to manage market risk in agribusiness, forestry and other resource businesses. Not to be taken if credit received for AREC 487. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.