This section brings you in-depth storytelling and analysis from our contributing writers and global thought leaders. Here you will find magazine-style stories and essays that explore the trends impacting derivatives markets and the global economy.

Oil Price Derivatives

How Derivatives Can Help Navigate the Oil Price Collapse

The greater than 50 percent collapse in oil prices caught most of the world by surprise. It now seems clear that a quick price rebound is unlikely and attention is turning to what a new era of cheap oil means.

WTI Brent Spread

How Changing Economics Are Changing Oil Benchmarks

The changing economics of the global energy industry are changing how benchmark prices are being used to hedge risk and this transformation is likely to continue for the next several years.