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FX Series With Hathersage Capital – II

Tuesday, August 21, 2007
Our experience, as early FX option market makers has taught us to be long as opposed to being short gamma, since extreme events or markets can wipe out option sellers..

A SQUARE :: 21Aug07 FX Series With Hathersage Capital – II
Category Foreign Exchange
Faculty Bill Strack
Expertise Foreign Exchange
Author Sona Blessing
Faculty Name
A common mistake is to confuse objectives - managing risk or volatility versus seeking absolute return. Managing FX risk is formulaic and inexpensive. It is important to distinguish skilled absolute return FX managers from those hedging FX risk in non-base currency (international) assets.
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