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Welcome to Portfolio Hedging for retail investors

Hello dear fellow investors. Welcome to the posotiki. This is a blog where i will write about my investing strategies every week. I have been trading since 2007 (since i was eighteen !!). 155 more words

Derivatives

How we can prevent another financial derivatives disaster

In September, one of the top hospitals in Texas (ranked 15 out of 620 by U.S. News and World Report) sent home a Liberian patient with a… 913 more words

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Weather Modification - Weather Disasters and Fortunes Traded on Stock Market

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“The first weather derivative deal was in July 1996 when Aquila Energy structured a dual-commodity hedge for Consolidated Edison Co. Weather derivatives slowly began trading over-the-counter in 1997. 564 more words

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CFTC Staff Issues Extension of Time-Limited No-Action Relief for Futures Commission Merchants from Requirement to Obtain an Acknowledgment Letter from Certain Depositories

On October 16, the CFTC’s Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight (DSIO) announced an extension of previous no-action relief where DISO provided additional time for FCMs to comply with Commission regulations requiring FCMs to obtain acknowledgment letters from certain depositories. 76 more words

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How To: Implicit Differentiation

IMPLICIT DIFFERENTIATION

Guidelines for Implicit Differentiation:

  1. Differentiate both sides of the equation with respect to x.
  2. Collect all terms involving dy/dx on one side of the equation and move all other terms to the opposite side of the equation.
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How To: The Chain Rule

CHAIN RULE

 The Chain Rule is better explained by an example:

f(x) = (4x – 1)^3

f'(x) = 3[(4x - 1)^2](4)

f'(x) = 12(4x – 1)^2… 43 more words

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How To: Find the tangent line to a function

TANGENT LINE TO A FUNCTION

Example:

Find the tangent line to the function f(x) = (x + 2)^2 at the point (0,4).

First, find the derivative: 37 more words

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