Trading Weather #Derivatives

Bob’s Buzzword of the Day: `Weather Derivatives’
July 18 (Bloomberg) — Bob Rice, general managing partner with Tangent Capital Partners LLC, explains “Weather Derivatives.” (Source: Bloomberg)
 

 
Weather derivatives are financial instruments that can be used by organizations or individuals as part of a risk management strategy to reduce risk associated with adverse or unexpected weather conditions. The difference from other derivatives is that the underlying asset (rain/temperature/snow) has no direct value to price the weather derivative.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Weather_derivative

 
CME’s Andriesen Discusses Weather Derivatives
 

 
April 6 (Bloomberg) — Timothy Andriesen, managing director for agricultural commodities and alternative investments at CME Group Inc., talks about CME’s weather-related derivative products. He speaks with Lisa Murphy on Bloomberg Television’s “Fast Forward.” (Source: Bloomberg)
 
 
 

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