Futures Markets Writer
Christine Nielsen, a former reporter for Dow Jones & Co., writes a monthly commentary for Dow Jones Indexes about commodities. She is also managing editor of JLN, the news service arm of John J. Lothian & Co. Separately, she is the founder Our Earth Issues (OEI), a site which uses a new breed of interactive video to foster conversation among subscribers, highlighting issues reported on a global basis in an effort to find solutions to problems common around the world.
Some may remember the “Snowmageddon” of January 2010. The East and Midwest were pounded by record snowfall, and Washington…
Snow levels can hurt or help a business’s bottom line, but long-term weather forecasts cannot offer absolute certainty. This is where snowfall futures come in.
As market participants absorb the reverberations of the latest Fed acronym – QE3 – some market participants are looking to a new country acronym as the next place to put their focus.
The evolution of the CME Hurricane Index (CHI) resulted from what Steve Smith of TigerRisk Partners calls “the perfect…
As the heart of hurricane season approaches, why some companies need a comprehensive way to hedge against losses related to storm-related risk. This is where hurricane futures come into play.
Red Sky at night, sailor’s delight. Red sky in the morning, sailor take warning. Clear moon, frost soon. Ever hear…