Commodity Price Management Workshop

A webinar focused on helping commodity buyers reduce price risk while maximizing opportunity. A tax update will be presented by Frost, PLLC.

Day 1

Introduction to Commodity Price Management

  • An introduction to the futures markets, including terminology, mechanics, and important considerations
  • The relationship between commodity futures prices and the price on the cash (spot) market, and an introduction to commodity price management

Managing Price Risk with Cash Contracts and Futures

  • Discussion on various cash contracts and pros and cons of each
  • Differentiating between price and basis risk and the tools to manage each

Day 2

Adding Flexibility with Options

  • Using options to establish flexible pricing with a cost/benefit balance that matches the needs of a given operation
  • We will explore the factors that contribute to the cost (premium) of an option and look at strategies to minimize these costs

Core Strategies

  • A comparison of the impact on price from various option strategies alone and in combination
  • We will work through several examples to illustrate the development of a hedge position, and the process of managing those positions over time

*Tax Update

  • Recent changes to tax law include revisions to net operating loss and carryback rules, adjustments to the excess business loss and interest expense limitations, and other taxpayer advantageous provisions
  • Frost, PLLC will be discussing how to take advantage of these updates for the benefit of your business

Day 3

Applying Concepts Learned

  • An interactive price management simulation to reinforce and test new skills
  • Participants will make several price management decisions over a marketing period and evaluate the resulting effect on price


If you would prefer to enroll by phone,
please call 1.858.354.5699. We will send a link to the webinar after you have registered.



Dates & Time

Tuesday, Nov. 10th
9 AM – 11 AM

Thursday, Nov. 12th
9 AM – 11:30 AM*

Tuesday, Nov. 17th
9 AM – 11 AM

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