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Intro to Steel Hedging: Managing Price Risk Course Set for Nov. 2-3

Written by Brett Linton

Now is a good time to think about protecting your business.

Steel Market Update’s Introduction to Steel Hedging: Managing Price Risk course will introduce you to hedging principles and give you a solid foundation, so you can learn how to protect your business and minimize the risk associated with unfavorable price changes.

In just two intensive afternoon sessions, you will:

  • Take away a concrete understanding of hedging basics: What “hedging” is and why so many companies do it, terminology, and knowledge of the market structure.
  • Learn about hedging from a steel perspective: Want to understand what makes hedging in steel different from other commodities? Find out how different risk strategies work for the flat-rolled steel market.
  • Learn about building a risk management strategy: Understand the costs, risks, and potential benefits involved in hedging, so you can decide on the best course of action for your business.
  • Learn from an expert: The instructor has worked with every type of market participant to formulate risk management and trading strategies for steel derivatives.

Join the next Introduction to Steel Hedging course, which will run on Nov. 2-3. Book your place today

“SMU has done a great job of providing these workshops, from beginner to more advanced. They’ve done a great job of helping to educate the community as a whole. Our company is a very strong believer in training. We’ve sent all levels of people in our team, from CFO to VP of Production and buyers – all attending these workshops to continue to get educated as we move forward and to help our risk management strategy.”
         – Chris Shipp, Vice President – Supply Chain, Priefert Steel

The cost to attend is $1,250 per person. SMU/CRU subscribers can save $100 plus an additional $100 per person for companies that register two or more people for the same workshop.

If you have any questions, please email:

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