2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

BUSI 70710 Energy Commodities

This course will focus on the commodity markets and how they affect the energy industry. We will gain an understanding of the differences between various markets (stock and commodity) while also learning the similarities. We will look at the instruments and uses of hedging in industry, and debate the pros and cons of doing so. We will have conversations on speculation, Black Swan events and current topics, and how they relate to price.