Energy Trading and Investing: Trading, Risk Management and Structuring Deals in the Energy Market / Edition 1

Energy Trading and Investing: Trading, Risk Management and Structuring Deals in the Energy Market / Edition 1

by Davis Edwards
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071629068

ISBN-13: 9780071629065

Pub. Date: 10/13/2009

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

“The essential training manual for anyone who expects to profi tably engage the energy market while avoiding the devils lurking in the details.”
Kurt Yeager, former President and CEO of the Electric Power Research Institute and coauthor of Perfect Power

Shrinking fossil fuel supplies, volatile prices, deregulation, and environmental

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Overview

“The essential training manual for anyone who expects to profi tably engage the energy market while avoiding the devils lurking in the details.”
Kurt Yeager, former President and CEO of the Electric Power Research Institute and coauthor of Perfect Power

Shrinking fossil fuel supplies, volatile prices, deregulation, and environmental conservation have transformed the energy market into a major arena for making money. In response, an unprecedented amount of capital and investment manpower has fl ooded into the energy market. Older utilities are finding that their quiet, safe business has changed dramatically in a short period of time.

Now, Energy Trading and Investing provides a big-picture introduction to the industry along with the trading know-how and fi nancial details that every market participant needs for success.

This hands-on guidebook covers all types of energy markets—from the big-three markets of electricity, natural gas, and oil to the growing markets for liquefied natural gas,
emissions, and alternative energy. It provides useful information on the interdependence of the different energy markets, who the major players are, and how Wall Street trades energy products.

Energy Trading and Investing features:

  • An overview of the entire energy market
  • In-depth descriptions of all of the major energy commodities
  • Financially oriented discussions of how chemistry, physics, accounting, and option pricing affect trading
  • Primers on load forecasting, tolling agreements,
    natural gas storage, and more
  • A practical introduction to risk management

Written by a pioneering quant in the energy market, Energy Trading and Investing provides a highly disciplined and organized approach to profi ting from energy investments. This potent combination of detailed, up-to-date information alongside expert know-how thoroughly prepares you to invest and trade with confi dence in the energy market.

If you’re a serious trader, you need to understand the energy markets, and Energy Trading and Investing is the only book you need to trade successfully in this growing sector.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071629065
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
10/13/2009
Series:
[McGraw-Hill Finance and Investing] Series
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
711,728
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Part One: Instruments & Markets

1. Major Players

2. Natural Gas

3. Electricity

4. Oil

Part Two: Coal & Carbon Emissions

5. Technical Primer

6. Physics of Gas

7. Physics of Power

8. Financial Options

9. Math of Spread Options

10. Estimating Correlations

11. Monte-Carlo Simulations

12. Game Theory

13. Dynamic Programming

Part Three: Electricity Models

14. Forecasting Demand for Electricity

15. Generation Stack

16. Tolling Agreements

17. Wheeling Power

18. Congestion Models

19. Solar Power

20. Wind Power

Part Four: Natural Gas Models

21. Natural Gas Transportation

22. Natural Gas Storage

23. Liquefied Natural Gas

24. Weather Forecasting

25. Financial Instruments

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