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Description - Managing Commodity Risk by John J. Stephens

Most businesses are in some way subject to commodity risk, whether in the form of raw materials used in the business, materials sold or commodities used in the running of the business. This book explains in clear terms how every financial and business manager can manage such risk by the use of commodity futures. "Managing Commodity Risk" provides information not on how to speculate, but simply on how to find a suitable medium for managing and minimising risk within their own industry by the purchase of futures and options in commodities that are essential to their own business. It includes international case studies drawn from the author's own experience and should be accessible to financially literate managers with no prior experience of the markets.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780471866251
ISBN-10: 0471866253
Format: Hardback
(251mm x 180mm x 18mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 27-Oct-2000
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - John J. Stephens

JOHN J STEPHENS has considerable practical experience of commodities trading and runs a training company specialising in the futures and futures options markets. For 10 years he was CEO of a management consultancy firm with many large international clients, whilst from 1992 onwards he worked in the financial services sector for first SANLAM and later ABSA Bank, specialising in market and financial product development. He is also an advocate of the Supreme Court of South Africa.

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