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Commodities Commodities: Trade-offs between Commodity Futures and Other Proxies for Commodity Investment 21 July, 2011 - Saskatoon, Canada
At the event organised by the CFA Society of Saskatchewan (Canada), Hilary Till, Principal, Premia Capital Management (Chicago), and Research Associate, EDHEC-Risk Institute, will discuss alternatives for investing in commodities. Ms. Till will cover the following topics:
  • Innovations in commodity futures trading and investment
  • Past history as a guide to possible future public policy on commodities
  • Currencies as proxies for commodity trading and investing
About the speaker:

Hilary Till is a co-founder of Chicago-based Premia Capital Management, LLC. Premia Capital is a proprietary trading and research firm, which specialises in the commodity futures markets. Ms. Till is the co-editor of the Risk Books bestseller, Intelligent Commodity Investing.

In addition, she is a Research Associate at the EDHEC-Risk Institute in Nice, France. She has presented her research on the oil futures markets to the International Energy Agency at the agency’s Paris headquarters.

In Chicago, Ms. Till is a Fellow at DePaul University’s Arditti Center for Risk Management. She is also a member of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago’s Working Group on Financial Markets.

Before co-founding Premia Capital, Ms. Till was the Chief of Derivatives Strategies at Putnam Investments and prior to this position was a quantitative analyst at Harvard Management Company in Boston.

She has a B.A. with General Honors in Statistics from the University of Chicago and an M.Sc. degree in Statistics from the London School of Economics (LSE). She studied at the LSE under a private fellowship administered by the Fulbright Commission. Ms. Till now serves on the North American advisory board for the London School of Economics.
Event Details
  When   Between 21/07/2011 11:30 AM and 21/07/2011 01:00 PM
Where   Saskatoon Club, 417 21st Street East, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
Contact Details
  Name   CFA Society of Saskatchewan
E-mail   info@sask.cfasociety.org
  Event brochure
  Presentation: "Trade-offs in Investing in the Commodities Boom"