Energy Investing DeMystified 1 9780071812740 FUEL your portfolio with SMART ENERGY INVESTING ELECTRICITY. BIO-FUELS. NATURAL GAS. OIL. They power the world. And if you know what you're doing, they can power your investment portfolio. Energy Investing DeMYSTiFieD provides the information, insight, and tools you need to immediately start investing in this exciting industry. Written in a clear, easy-to-understand style, this go-to guide helps you diversify your portfolio with profit-driving investments in energy commodities, options, stocks, and bonds. Chapter-ending quizzes and a final exam help prepare you for energy-related industry examinations, such as GARP's Energy Risk Professional, the NASD Series 3, and the CFA Institute's Chartered Financial Analyst examination. Energy Investing DeMYSTiFieD shows both new and experienced investors how to make wise decisions to diversify and expand their investments. This fast and easy guide provides: An overview of all the energy markets, including crude oil, refined petroleum products, bio-fuels, natural gas, coal, electricity, and more Detailed coverage of commodity futures, commodity options, stock, and bond investments Examples of effective strategies for generating high returns in this exciting market A handbook-style reference containing option formulas, conversion relationships, product descriptions, maps, and other commonly used investing reference material Simple enough for a novice but challenging enough for an experienced investor, Energy Investing DeMYSTiFieD helps you take full advantage of today's booming energy market.
Energy Investing DeMystified

Energy Investing DeMystified

1st Edition
By Davis Edwards
ISBN10: 0071812741
ISBN13: 9780071812740
Copyright: 2013

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Program Details

Part I - The Energy markets
Chapter 1 Introduction
1.1 Energy Investing
1.2 Energy Prices
1.3 Energy Policy
1.4 Discussion Questions
Chapter 2 Petroleum, Refined Products, & Bio-Fuels
2.1 Hydrocarbon Fuels
2.2 Exploration & Production
2.3 Crude Oil
2.4 Petroleum Transportation
2.5 Petroleum Refining
2.6 Refined Petroleum Products (gasoline, diesel, jet-fuel)
2.7 Bio-Fuels (Ethanol, Biodiesel)
2.8 End of Chapter Quiz
Chapter 3 Natural Gas, Natural Gas Liquids, & Coal
3.1 Natural Gas
3.2 Natural Gas Transportation
3.3 Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)
3.4 Natural Gas Storage
3.5 Natural Gas Liquids (NGLs) / Liquefied Propane Gases (LPGs)
3.6 Coal
3.7 End of Chapter Quiz
Chapter 4 Electricity
4.1 Electricity
4.2 The Power Grid
4.3 Regulated Markets & Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs)
4.4 Deregulated Market Pricing
4.5 Types of Generation Plants
4.6 Renewable Power (Biomass, Solar, Wind, Hydro)
4.7 Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs)
4.8 Ancillary Services
4.9 Capacity Markets
4.10 End of Chapter Quiz
Part II Trading & Investing
Chapter 5 Trading Essentials
5.1 Trades & Positions
5.2 Features of Commodities
5.3 Different Types of Prices
5.4 Groups Involved in Trading
5.5 End of Chapter Quiz
Chapter 6 Forward Prices
6.1 The Difference between Forecasts and Fair Prices
6.2 Interest Rates and the Time-Value of Money
6.3 Forward Curves
6.4 Extending Forward Price Curves
6.5 Parent/Child Curves
6.6 Statistical Distributions
6.7 Volatility
6.8 Extending Volatility Curves
6.9 End of Chapter Quiz
Chapter 7 Swaps, Forwards, and Futures
7.1 Direct Investments in Commodities
7.2 Forward Contracts
7.3 Futures and Margining
7.4 Types of Futures Orders
7.5 Futures Expiration Codes
7.6 Exchange for Physical
7.7 Quiz
Chapter 8 Options
8.1 Financial Options
8.2 Option Payoffs
8.3 American, European, and Asian Options
8.4 Payoff Diagrams
8.5 Put/Call Parity
8.6 Option Greeks
8.7 Quiz
Chapter 9 Option Valuation
9.1 Generalized Black Scholes
9.2 Average Price (Asian) Options
9.3 Spread Options
9.4 Quiz
Chapter 10 Stocks (Equity Investments)
10.1 Financing a Company
10.2 Types of Companies
10.3 The Corporation
10.4 Ring Fencing and Structural Subordination
10.5 Common Stock
10.6 Preferred Stock
10.7 Stock Dividends and Splits
10.8 Voting Rights
10.9 Quiz
Chapter 11 Bonds (Fixed Income Investments)
11.1 Corporate Bonds
11.2 Bond Yields
11.3 Interest Rates, Prices, and Yields
11.4 Bond Ratings
11.5 Secured and Unsecured Bonds
11.6 Convertible Bonds
11.7 Callable/Puttable Bonds
11.8 Quiz
Part III Final Exam
Chapter 12 Final Exam
Chapter 13 Final Exam Answers

About the Author

Davis Edwards