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Crypto currencies currently offer excellent low risk high return strategies in the forward futures carry. This document explains in detail, the methodology for realizing those gains. 
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Data - part 2 ~/?x=entry:entry191017-113347 2019-10-17T11:33:47+00:00 2019-10-17T11:33:47+00:00

So you have many offices globally, a data team has visited each office and worked out how to obtain an automated dump of their transactional data. Each day that data can be translated into a standardised unit and field structure. 
In the most basic form, this will be a spreadsheet template or csv file, populated from the local contract management system and translated into a structure which can then populate the central data-warehouse. The ultimate goal is a real time update from the source system to the data-warehouse. 

Once the transactional data becomes available as an homogenous and clean source, then many advantageous options present themselves. 

I must mention another critical element at this point that relates to correct mark-to-market. Forward open risk needs to be marked to a current market price. [Read More…]

The problem with data and the decentralised commodity business ~/?x=entry:entry190909-132814 2019-09-09T13:28:14+00:00 2019-09-09T13:28:14+00:00

It remains a serious issue and has been such for many years. Although many have tried, very few have successfully found a scalable off-the-shelf solution that can manage global data across a decentralised commodity platform.

The commodity business is not uniform in process. There are countless different products and along with them unique aspects of operations in their supply chain. [Read More…]