New Hedging Techniques to Reduce Cotton Price Risk

Smith, Aaron

from ARE Update Vol. 8, No. 1, Sept/Oct, 2004

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Abstract

The futures market provides an effective medium for mitigating price risk, but it sometimes functions imperfectly. This article illuminates these market imperfections and shows how to reduce price risk by avoiding them.

Keywords

price, cotton, future, market, hedging, risk, grower

Citation

Smith, Aaron. "New Hedging Techniques to Reduce Cotton Price Risk." ARE Update 8(1)(2004):1-3. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.
http://giannini.ucop.edu/publications/are-update/issues/2004/8/1/new-hedging-techniques-to/