Essays about: "Hedging"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 112 essays containing the word Hedging.

  1. 1. Analysis of Hedging Strategies for Hydro Power on the Nordic Power Market

    University essay from KTH/Matematisk statistik; KTH/Matematisk statistik

    Author : Patrik Gunnvald; Viktor Joelsson; [2015]
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    Abstract : Hydro power is the largest source for generation of electricity in the Nordic region today.This production is heavily dependent on the weather since it dictates the terms for the availability and the amount of power to be produced. READ MORE

  2. 2. Power, politics, and gender-related epistemic modality in interview discourse

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Stephanie S Roth; [2014-10-08]
    Keywords : epistemic modality; hedging; boosting; political interviews; political rhetoric; gender; language and politics;

    Abstract : To examine usage, distribution and function of gender-relatedepistemic modality in the form of hedges and boosters in politicalinterviews and compare the present findings with those of previousstudies.Methods: A comparative, quantitative study of Canadian politicians’ use ofepistemic modality in TV/video interviews along with a qualitativeanalysis of reasons for choosing the respective hedging or boostingdevices in the interview situation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Hedging European options under a jump-diffusion model with transaction costs

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Simon Evaldsson; Gustav Hallqvist; [2014-07-23]
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    Abstract : This thesis investigates the performance of hedging strategies when the underlying asset is governed by Merton (1976)’s jump-diffusion model. We hedge a written European call option and analyse the performance through simulation of stock prices. READ MORE

  4. 4. Hedging of Volatility

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Analys och sannolikhetsteori

    Author : Ty Lewis; [2014]
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  5. 5. Forecasting commodities : - A study of methods, interests and preception

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Frans Andersen; David Fagersand; [2014]
    Keywords : Forecasting; method; interest; perception; accuracy; commodities; decision-making; decision making; knowledge creation; risk management; hedging; strategic purchasing; budgeting;

    Abstract : This study aims to investigate reasons for variation in accuracy between different forecast methods by studying the choice of methods, learning processes, biases and opinions within the firms using them; enabling us to provide recommendations of how to improve accuracy within each forecast method. Eleven Swedish and international companies that are regularly forecasting commodity price-levels have been interviewed. READ MORE