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
     
 

How to profit in one of today’s

fastest-growing financial markets!

With diminishing fossil fuel supplies and the growing specter of environmental

change, governments are using the free market to minimize the cost of adopting

sustainable energy policies. This makes energy one of the few markets that is rapidly

expanding, and it is now one of the

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Overview

How to profit in one of today’s

fastest-growing financial markets!

With diminishing fossil fuel supplies and the growing specter of environmental

change, governments are using the free market to minimize the cost of adopting

sustainable energy policies. This makes energy one of the few markets that is rapidly

expanding, and it is now one of the hottest investment opportunities in the world.

Energy Trading and Investing offers a comprehensive and practical introduction to

energy trading—from the big picture of how different products are related to each

other to in-depth explanations of the jargon and fi nancial mathematics that trip up

new traders.

Energy Trading and Investing features:

  • A detailed introduction to each of the major energy markets:

    electricity, natural gas, petroleum, coal, and emissions

  • Primers on advanced topics like storage, wheeling,

    load forecasting, and pipeline transportation

  • Examples of ways to invest in wind power, carbon emissions,

    thermal solar power, and other new markets

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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:
731,527
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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