Posts Tagged ‘George Tzanetatos’

Can Political Risk Be Hedged?

October 11, 2011

Chidem Kurdas

Financial fears dominate the stock market but another kind of danger lurks in news headlines—-like today’s story about an alleged Iranian-directed scheme to assassinate  Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the US.  As George Tzanetatos sees it, political threats are too important to ignore. (more…)

Japan, Volatility Clusters and Baklava

March 17, 2011

Chidem Kurdas

I got the term “volatility clustering” from George Tzanetatos, with whom I recently discussed global risks for an article in Opalesque Futures Intelligence, a publication I edit.   That was before the earthquake and related disasters in Japan. (more…)