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Author Oxley, Lawrence J., 1969-

Title Extreme weather and financial markets : opportunities in commodities and futures / Lawrence J. Oxley
Published Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 210 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Wiley trading ; 538
Wiley trading ; 538
Contents Commodities and their current stories -- Where to invest : stocks, bonds, or futures? -- Global climate shock number one : excess snow and ice -- Global climate shock number two : flooding mines -- Global climate shock number three : farmland droughts, floods, and frost -- Global climate shock number four : hurricanes and tornadoes -- Global climate shock number five : drought-induced timberland fires -- Real-life examples : execution, results, and timing -- Playing both sides of the coin -- Basic principles of commodity investing -- Opportunities in the bond market -- Opportunities in the foreign currency exchange market -- Basic principles of futures market investing
Summary "The positive effects of climate change on the market. Record-setting snowfall, cyclones in Australia, chronic drought in Russia, and other dramatic weather events are getting increased attention from scientists and the general public. The effects of climate change present challenges to many sectors, but also present major investing opportunities in the stock, bond, and futures markets. Extreme Weather and The Financial Markets looks at climate change from an investor's standpoint. The climate change debate is somewhat irrelevant to those in the financial industry, since we already live with more than enough extreme climate events to impact the financial markets. To the extent that environmental scientists are correct and global climate change is real and getting worse, the more investment opportunities we have The book presents investment ideas that will work under today's global climate condition and will become even more lucrative if global climate change continues Written by Larry Oxley, an acclaimed author who has personally outperformed the index in the Basic Materials sectors (i.e. chemicals, metals, mining, and forest products) for each of the last five years--in both good and bad markets and throughout the global recession--in a portfolio of nearly $2 billion Focusing on the investment opportunities during dramatic weather events, Extreme Weather and The Financial Markets offers advice on how to capitalize on global climate change"-- Provided by publisher
Notes Includes index
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Subject Commodity futures.
Investment analysis.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2011041418
ISBN 111820445X (electronic bk.)
9781118204450 (electronic bk.)