Commodities white papers

Found  51 white papers and resources

Below you will find a selection of commodities white papers covering the current issues and thinking by leading expert opinions and what to look out for in the future.

Commodities are marketable goods such as raw materials or agricultural products that can be bought or sold on an open market. These commodities are usually used in the initial stages of the production process to create other goods or services. The sale and purchase of commodities are based on speculation, meaning economic and environmental factors play a key part in the purchasing and sale of commodities.

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Risk Books: High-Frequency Trading Extract

Company: Risk Books

This is the survival guide for trading in a world where high-frequency trading predominates in markets, accounting for upwards of 60% of trading in equities and futures, and 40% in foreign exchange. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Trading Systems | Published: 25 November 2013 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 4

An introduction to the survival guide to commodity investing and trading

Company: Risk Books

Stinson Gibner brings two decades’ worth of experience to Commodity Investing and Trading and discusses all aspects of the commodity markets, from fundamentals to how best to invest and trade in them. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Commodities | Published: 22 October 2013 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 3

The cloud & the importance of physical operations in oil trading. Why today’s trading companies need operational as well as transactional solutions.

Company: Aspect Enterprise Solutions

Trading oil used to mostly take place in the virtual world. Oil futures were VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Commodities | Published: 03 September 2013 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 2

Principles for Designing Agile Trading Platforms

Company: Digiterre

Today’s trading operations face the challenge of maintaining software platforms that supports a constantly evolving business. To keep up with the pace of change, these organisations are demanding more and more of their trading platforms. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Technology Systems and Software | Published: 25 June 2013 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 3

The shale boom: understanding the short & long term implications of shale’s effects on commodity trading

Company: Aspect Enterprise Solutions

The shale boom has changed the dynamics of the commodities market and trading within it. This white paper provides an in-depth analysis of this boom and the impact for professionals working in this industry. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Commodities | Published: 04 June 2013 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 1

Green REITs, MLPs and Up-Cs

Company: Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

Tax-efficient capital vehicles for unregulated utility investments are considered in this white paper. In focus are real estate investment trusts, master limited partnerships and umbrella partnership C corporations. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Commodities | Published: 21 May 2013 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 4

Seasonal forecasts: a path to profits?

Company: Thomson Reuters

What value can be placed on accurate storage levels for natural gas analysts and traders? This white paper reviews recent activity and looks at new methods of analysis – which, in turn, can deliver a new competitive advantage and lower risks for investors in this field. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Commodities | Published: 17 May 2013 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 2

Norway v Russia: Impact of price renegotiations of long-term contracts on gas supply to Europe

Company: Thomson Reuters

In 2012 Russian gas export to Europe dropped. Russia lost market share in Europe to its closest competitor Norway. This year Russia is gaining its market position back. This white paper considers what implications this will have on pricing and the effects for investors in this area. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Commodities | Published: 16 May 2013 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 2

Islamic asset finance

Company: Clifford Chance

Under review is how conventional secured lending and leasing structure for an asset can be developed into a Shari'a compliant product, thereby providing asset leasing companies and operators with the opportunity to meet their financing needs by accessing the liquidity of the Islamic finance market. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Commodities | Published: 15 May 2013 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 1

Russia Goes Global - Beyond China, South East Asia Beckons Corporate Russia

Company: Goltsblat BLP

Russian companies are increasingly finding opportunities to invest in South East Asia, particularly Myanmar, Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. This white paper reviews the region's attractiveness and the pitfalls that companies need to consider before moving into these markets. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Commodities | Published: 23 April 2013 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 1

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