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WASHINGTON — In its first detailed effort to overhaul financial regulations, the Obama administration on Wednesday sought new authority over the complex financial instruments, known as derivatives, that were a major cause of the financial crisis and have gone largely unregulated for decades.  Following is ...
and was one of the world's leading electricity, natural gas, pulp and paper, and communications companies, with claimed revenues of nearly $101 billion in 2000. 2 Fortune named Enron "America's Most Innovative Company" for six consecutive years. At the end of 2001 it was revealed that its ...
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Winter Weather - Risk Management Guidance Note « R A Cowens
During the winter months, worsening weather conditions inevitably lead to storm, frost and burst pipes damage to businesses and increase the likelihood of injury to employees. The damage is likely to come from three sources: In the UK we generally do not get the devastating hurricanes which regularly affect areas ... market research, surveys and trends
Predictions for the insurance-linked security and weather risk ...
Regular readers of Artemis might remember our article from a year ago which asked some of our industry friends for their opinions on the prospects for insurance-linked securities and weather risk management for 2009. Looking back at that article , a lot of the predictions were accurate and it ended up being the ... market research, surveys and trends
Early Identification of Risks to the Global Agricultural Supply ...

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Notional value of contracts increases by $390 million over previous year ... With a total notional value of $4.6 billion, this marks an increase of 10 percent over ... “The 10 percent increase in notional value indicated by this year's ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Survey: Finance Executives Say Global Climate Change Will Require ...
Apr 29, 2008 ... steps to manage their weather risk, 51 percent concede that their companies are ... traded 927461 contracts in 2007 with a notional value of $18 billion. ... Storm Exchange provides weather risk management solutions to ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
WEATHER MARKET SHOWS ROBUST 35% INCREASE IN TRADES FOR 2007-2008 ...
Jun 4, 2008 ... Notional value of the contracts rose 76 percent to $32-billion in ... Galileo Weather Risk Management and the newly elected president of ...
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BHP'S $US40 billion ($44.8bn) takeover bid for Canada's Potash Corp this week shows the agricultural commodities sector is the in thing. Demand for potash, used to make fertiliser to boost crops, is expected to soar as the growing world population demands more food. Adrian Redlich, chief investment officer of Melbourne-based Merricks Capital, returned from a hedge fund in Chicago to start his own fund management firm to exploit opportunities in the Asian time zone. Merricks' strategy in its Soft Commodities Fund recognises that commodities such as wheat can be volatile and the fund aims to make money no ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
e-Travel Alerts Partners with The Swinden Group to Keep Travelers Safe and ...
e-Travel Technologies partners with the Swinden Group, LLC to tap into Swinden’s crisis management and travel security network, and severe weather advisories. ( I-Newswire ) August 24, 2010 - Mississauga, Ontario, Canada -- e-Travel Technologies Inc of Mississauga ON, today announced a reciprocal content agreement with the Swinden Group, LLC of Evergreen, Colorado. Each company will access the other’s travel safety and security content to support and enhance services to their respective customers. Don Churchill, President of eTravel Technologies commented, “Accessing and deploying Swinden’s content will make a significant ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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We asked hastings how he sees weather risk management unfolding for the industries that ..... improved weather risk management. The opportunities to hedge ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
“The Use of Price and Weather Risk Management Instruments with ...
“The Use of Price and Weather Risk Management Instruments with Examples from. Tanzania and Morocco”. Authors. Erin Bryla, Julie Dana, Ulrich Hess, ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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weather risk management at his company. He sees that the market has a strong quantitative base where all discussions of prices begin, and that the advantage ...
The Use of Price Risk Management in Agricultural Lending
This paper will also discuss the use of weather risk management ...... Price and weather risk management improve the certainty of borrowers' cash flow and ...
Weather Risk Management Option — Penn State Meteorology and ...
 Weather and climate are fundamental drivers of economic activity and financial risk. Weather affects a wide range of industries, including energy, agriculture, insurance, construction, retail, and transport, among others. Weather and climate variation play central roles in ...
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am into financial sector . How do i move to supply chain ...
A good foundation for Supply Chain Management is the CSCP Certification program offered by APICS. You can learn more about this at www.apics.org . Your financial background will help you considerably. Best wishes. Ron Althaus posted 1 month ago
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in late 2001, Enron employed around 21,000 people and was one of the world's leading electricity, natural gas, pulp and paper, and communications companies, with claimed revenues of $101 billion in 2000. Fortune named Enron "America's Most Innovative Company" for six consecutive years. It ...
Google Answers: STORM IN MANHATTAN
I'm working on a new novel -- 85,000 words in with maybe another 30-50,000 to go -- and I need some help. The end section of the book takes place in Manhattan during what turns out to be the worst storm on record (hitting the city in late October). I've now decided to go back through the book and ...