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Financial Derivatives: Other Selected Publications and Documents

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Financial Derivatives

Financial derivatives are financial instruments that are linked to a specific financial instrument or indicator or commodity, and through which specific financial risks can be traded in financial markets in their own right. Transactions in financial derivatives should be treated as separate transactions rather than as integral parts of the value of underlying transactions to which they may be linked. The value of a financial derivative derives from the price of an underlying item, such as an asset or index. Unlike debt instruments, no principal amount is advanced to be repaid and no investment income accrues. Financial derivatives are used for a number of purposes including risk management, hedging, arbitrage between markets, and speculation.

Financial derivatives enable parties to trade specific financial risks (such as interest rate risk, currency, equity and commodity price risk, and credit risk, etc.) to other entities who are more willing, or better suited, to take or manage these risks—typically, but not always, without trading in a primary asset or commodity. The risk embodied in a derivatives contract can be traded either by trading the contract itself, such as with options, or by creating a new contract which embodies risk characteristics that match, in a countervailing manner, those of the existing contract owned. This latter is termed offsetability, and occurs in forward markets. Offsetability means that it will often be possible to eliminate the risk associated with the derivative by creating a new, but "reverse", contract that has characteristics that countervail the risk of the first derivative. Buying the new derivative is the functional equivalent of selling the first derivative, as the result is the elimination of risk. The ability to replace the risk on the market is therefore considered the equivalent of tradability in demonstrating value. The outlay that would be required to replace the existing derivative contract represents its value—actual offsetting is not required...

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My scenario

by Tarter539

We'll still use the internet, but different interfaces. The internet and PC are 1 in 100 year inventions. Maybe we'll have something else but we'll probably still use it.
Secondly, we'll have more financial products. Think of something that isn't a commodity, or some way to package a derivative of a commodity and add that to the mix. In the future, more financial products.
The trading floors will be all but empty. Already happening.
We'll be able to trade on all markets around the world. States and nations will sell their namesakes to corporations in order to finance their massive deficits

What is the proper role of the Federal

by balancedbudgetnow

Government?
Title 6: Homeland Security
Title 7: Agriculture
Title 8: Aliens and Nationality
Title 9: Animals and Animal Products
Title 10: Energy
Title 11: Federal Elections
Title 12: Banks and Banking
Title 13: Business Credit and Assistance
Title 15: Commerce and Foreign Trade
Title 16: Commercial Practices
Title 17: Commodity and Securities Exchanges
Title 18: Conservation of Power and Water Resources
Title 19: Customs Duties

McGraw Hill Trading With The Odds: Using the Power of Probability to Profit in the Futures Market
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Commodity finance being done by Trading Houses  — Spend Matters
And banks fund these companies through trade lines, just like they fund so many hedge funds, factors, and others now interested in trade receivables. See – Shadow Banking Market grows and grows and Commodity Trade Finance – Still the Banks' Domain.

United Nations Industrial Commodity Statistics Yearbook 2008: Physical Quantity Data (Vol.I) & Monetary Value Data (Industrial Statistics (Ser. P))
Book (United Nations)
United Nations International Trade Statistics Yearbook 2010: Vol II (International Trade Statistics Yearbook: Commodity (V2))
Book (United Nations)
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Transaction Publishers U.S. Import Statistics for Fishery and Marine-related Commodities: (1981-1986) (Pure and Applied Mathematics)
Book (Transaction Publishers)
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Transaction Publishers U.S. Import Statistics for Animal Related Commodities: (1981-1986)
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Popular Q&A

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How can i get job in an online trading co. for commodities?

yeh you can get a job on-line they are many websites you can go through that and try for a job.If you can learn foreign languages like spanish,germin,chinese etc you can teach those people english and you will be paid very highly

hope you do this

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What is the job description of a finance manager?

A finance manager manages accounting, administration, business records, transactions, bills, anything that is finance related to any particular business. A finance manager organizes, helps lower costs in any way possible to help a business become more profitable.

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What is the job description of a commodity manager?

A Commodity Manager is the person who is responsible for sourcing and purchasing goods that are needed by the company, whether it is the raw materials for manufacturing into finished articles or whether it is the more basic items such as fuel to keep the factory functioning.

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