Amaranth Advisors

Learning from losses

Energy and commodity markets have staged impressive growth in the past 15 years, but there have also been some eye-watering failures along the way. Katie Holliday considers what has been learnt from these catastrophes, and whether derivatives scandals…

Amaranth in civil lawsuit battle

The Amaranth saga continues as the US Commodities and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced today it is filing a civil enforcement action against the hedge fund and its former head energy trader, Brian Hunter.

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