The Lithium Revolution – Profiting from Supply Mismatch

Profiting with revolutions In 2017, the financial markets were shadowed by two major highlights: the cryptocurrency revolution and the Trump’s revolution. On one hand, investors were presented with the opportunity to gain quick money due to the media attention that was captivating the public’s optimism among (specially) Bitcoins. On the other hand, the more pragmatic […]

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Analysis on Precious Metals: is Gold a real leader? – Part 2

In the previous article, a statistical analysis between rare metals considering four periods of time confirmed the values estimated by the maximization for our parameter theta are equal to (-1/256) in the Gold columns. Consequently, the maximum correlation with the other rare metals lagged at (t – (1/256) (a one time lag), is reached by the time […]

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Investment Certificates: Tailoring the Performance

Since the last financial crisis much has been said, both by the specialized and public press, on the nature of derivatives and their role in the latest global financial meltdown. Actually, their diffusion and broad usage is much older than commonly thought. The oldest known transaction, in terms of actual features similar to an option […]

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And yet it moves

The aim of this article is to explain the main idea behind the concept of volatility arbitrage by using Delta neutral portfolios composed by a combined position in a derivative instrument sensible to changes in (expected) volatility of the underlying, in our case an option contract, and in the underlying itself, in our case a […]

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