Weather Derivative

  1. Blame it on the Snow: Jonas' Economic Impact

    Forecasts are changing quickly, and models differ, but current predictions say that ...
  2. Any Way The Wind Blows, You Can Trade The Weather

    You can trade on anything these days, including the weather.
  3. An Overview of Weather Derivatives

    Investopedia explains: Weather derivatives allow businesses to safeguard against ...
  4. 4 Reasons Natural Gas Is So Cheap

    An unseasonably warm winter wasn't the only reason why prices were cheap.
  5. Event-Linked Bonds: Competing Against A Catastrophe

    These debt instruments can blow new wind into your portfolio, but only if you can ...
  6. Introduction To Weather Derivatives

    Learn about a financial instrument that makes temperature a tradable commodity.
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