The Amaranth Case Study

8 Pages Posted: 15 Jun 2018

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Hilary Till

Premia Research LLC; EDHEC-Risk Institute; J.P. Morgan Center for Commodities, University of Colorado Denver Business School; Global Commodities Applied Research Digest

Date Written: May 30, 2018

Abstract

This paper provides a case study on the Amaranth hedge fund debacle. The article describes the fund's strategies and documents the riskiness of the fund's positioning based on a U.S. Senate investigation. The paper concludes with the debacle's legal and regulatory aftermath.

Keywords: Amaranth, Natural Gas, Regulatory

JEL Classification: G1, G11, G18

Suggested Citation

Till, Hilary, The Amaranth Case Study (May 30, 2018). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3187784 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3187784

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