Weather Future

Weather Future

A weather derivative in which the buyer is required to pay the seller $20 for each day in a given month that the daily temperature is below 65 degrees (a heating degree day) or above 65 degrees (a cooling degree day), depending on the nature of the contract. A weather future allows a business to hedge against potential losses resulting from an unexpected change in weather. Energy companies are the most common sellers of weather futures; they have become relatively popular investments.
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They are confident their own portfolios are built to weather future market conditions, but warn that individual investors are not aware of the systemic market risks posed by passive investing," Bilal added.
A combination of lower growth, higher debt levels -- albeit from a low base -- and relatively smaller domestic and external buffers than before leave the Kingdom less well positioned to weather future shocks.
Twenty-eight months of solid year-over-year employment gains give us fresh evidence that we are advancing toward our goal and building a new Virginia economy that will enable our Commonwealth to weather future economic headwinds, said Governor McAuliffe.
Lower growth, higher levels of debt and reduced buffers both internally and externally - its foreign exchange reserves fell from $731 billion in August 2014 to $576 billion by March - had also weakened the oil-rich kingdom's ability to weather future economic shocks, the agency said.
While we shouldn't be too concerned - the Welsh Government recently announced 79 inward investment projects, creating and safeguarding more than 10,000 jobs - if we are to better weather future economic uncertainty, Wales must strengthen the business environment that provides real confidence for global investors.
We also intend to develop better and more resilient infrastructure that will enable the affected regions to weather future calamities," he added.
The NCUA is obligated to position the credit union system to weather future challenges, and its determination to do so has been one of the drivers of the agency's regulatory agenda.
India in particular appears better placed than most to weather future bouts of Fed-related market turbulence.
Entitled "Small Means & Great Ends," the design aims to not only better weather future natural disasters, but also to create a stronger socio-economic environment--moving be yond resilience and becoming "antifragile", where both the design and community benefit and improve after enduring stress.
The bank said that in 2012 it focused more on higher-yielding local currency products as well as growth in its fee- and commission-based businesses which has "put CIB in a strong position to weather future volatility and to take advantage of any turnaround of the economy in 2013.
The report warns that safeguarding shock facilities amongst international organisations such as the EU, IMF and World Bank is critical to helping poor economies to weather future storms.
This will provide the cushion to allow you to weather future storms.