Experts Point to Swaps, Options as Effective Risk Management
- Why Firms Use Derivatives: Evidence from Canada. Jalilvand, Abolhassan // Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences (Canadian Journal of;Sep99, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p213
Uses corporate hedging explanations to examine observed differences in the use of derivatives by Canadian nonfinancial corporations. Important determinants for identifying Canadian and international users of derivatives; What may be used to reduce the adverse effects of wealth transfers from...
- Panel Evidence on Corporate Hedging. Fehle, Frank // Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences (Canadian Journal of;Sep99, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p229
Presents large sample panel data evidence on the corporate use of derivative securities. Methods used to avoid mis-specification in binary-choice models; Relationship between economic exposure, discretionary exposure and derivatives use; Notion that firms are hedging discretionary exposure...
- FOREWARD. Krawiec, Kimberly D. // Northwestern Journal of International Law & Business;Spring2001, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p565
Focuses on the regulation of derivatives and complex financial products. Use of derivatives to hedge against price change; Advances in communications and technology; Globalization of commercial and financial markets.
- Hedging with derivatives. Smith, Pamela A.; Bahrman, P. Dean // Internal Auditor;Apr97, Vol. 54 Issue 2, p68
Presents information for companies that are turning to derivatives to transfer or hedge the risk. Percentage of private sector corporations that consider derivatives as very important; Significance of internal audit functions to both external auditor and management; An overview of hedging; Four...
- Hedging risk without derivatives. Corman, Linda // Treasury & Risk Management;Apr97, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p44
Discusses the use of derivative strategies to hedge risks. Hedging foreign exchange risk by borrowing from the local currency; Utilization of derivatives in hedging the company's cash flow; Reduction of the cost of staff maintenance as one effect of derivative strategy; Complementarity of...
- Hedging and Pricing with Tax Law Uncertainty: Managing under an Arkansas Best Doctrine. Milevsky, Moshe Arye; Prisman, Eliezer Z. // Quarterly Review of Economics & Finance;Spring99, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p147
Presents information on a study which developed an analytical model that describes how to construct a hedging portfolio of derivative securities that is effective on an after-tax basis. Numerical example of Corn Products versus Arkansas Best doctrines; Optimization problem for hedging an...
- TESTING HEDGE EFFECTIVENESS UNDER SFAS 133. Finnerty, John D.; Grant, Dwight // CPA Journal;Apr2003, Vol. 73 Issue 4, p40
Focuses on testing the effectiveness of derivative instruments and hedging activities. Definition of a highly effective hedge; Methods of testing hedge effectiveness; Benefits of the dollar-offset method. INSET: How Effective is 'Highly Effective'.
- Issues in hedging a weather derivative. Mahal, Gurminder // Derivatives Use, Trading & Regulation;2001, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p17
Discusses problems in hedging weather derivatives. Risks in using futures for hedging; Key feature of most weather derivatives; Conclusion.
- The derivatives devil. James, David; Skeffington, Robert // BRW;8/14/2003, Vol. 25 Issue 31, p64
Analyzes the investment risks associated with hedging in Australia. Reasons why hedging is not a simple matter of paying to protect against market volatility; Implication of the country's lack of regulation for the accounting of derivatives on the investment industry; Ways by which investors...