Ethanol Margin Management

This seminar is designed to help ethanol producers manage forward margin exposure and protect equity from excessive market risk.

CPE credit hours: 12

DAY ONE – 05/16/2018

  • Introduction to Margin Management
    Identifying forward profit margins using the futures market as a price discovery tool.

  • Understanding Options
    A broad overview of option contract features and functions.

  • Adding Contracting Flexibility with Options
    Strategies for managing the risk of both higher and lower prices using futures and various option combinations, including the advantages and disadvantages of each.

  • Using Core Strategies: Group Exercise
    Participants will work in teams to manage a profit margin by initiating and managing coverage using futures and options contracts.

DAY TWO- 05/17/2018

  • Best Practices of Effective Margin Management
    Introduction to a disciplined approach to identifying and protecting forward profit margin opportunities. Includes a discussion of “delta” as a key indicator.

  • Position Adjustments
    Managing a position as the market changes over time with tactical adjustments to take advantage of opportunities.

  • 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 net margins.

Registration fee includes breakfast, lunch and a networking cocktail reception. For more information, please call 1.866.299.9333.

NASBA Continuing Education Credits: 8

Commodity & Ingredient Hedging, LLC is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417. Web site: www.nasba.org

Learning Objective

Participants will be introduced to the mechanics of the futures and options markets and the terminology related to the futures industry. Participants will also learn how to utilize risk management strategies to manage commodity price risk.

Learning Level

Basic

Prerequisites

None.

Delivery Method

Live

Enroll

If you’d prefer to enroll by phone,
please call 1.866.299.9333.

Price

$550

Dates & Time

May 16th, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM and
May 17th, 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Location

120 South LaSalle Street, Suite 2200
Chicago, IL 60603
Nearby hotels

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