references must be included. APA format.
Franklin Commercial Bank is looking at hedging strategies to protect its earnings from changes in economic conditions.
Write a 750-word report to the management team of Franklin that answers the following questions:
- Are hedging strategies effective given the volatility in the future contracts, swaps, and derivatives markets in general?
- Are there any alternatives to contractual hedging strategies?
- Be sure to provide definitions for the following hedging strategies in your response:
- Futures contracts
- Interest rate Swaps
- (3) Other derivatives such as strips