Gold remains resilient near $1,214 as a risk hedge
"But Wind Catcher is a risk hedge
against volatile gas prices and any federal carbon policy.
Global growth and risk concerns appear to have investors recognising gold's use as a risk hedge
Scheduled guest speakers include globally famous economists and risk hedge
experts to discuss the role of precious metal investing in the current unsettled global macro-economic environment.
Commodity futures trading is an important industrial foundation that serves as a pricing referent for natural resources and also acts as a risk hedge
for related industries to help them avoid suffering damage from major price changes.
By modeling any number of factors (P/E ratios, macroeconomic factors, the width of a CEO's ties), SMART rebalancing actively manages a portfolio's beta and also can function as a tail risk hedge
, helping lessen big drawdowns during bad times, and without the hefty fees of many tail risk hedging (aka, cover your ass-et hedging) products being offered on the market.
The market volatility of 2008 and 2010 has caused many funds to reach for new concepts such as "Risk Parity," "Risk-Based Allocations," "Tail Risk Hedges
," and "Pension De-Risking," with managers glad to supply such products.
The most likely market suppliers of Asian Crisis risk hedges
are the big insurance companies, like AIG, that have historically dealt in emerging market political risk insurance.