HRC - US Hot Rolled Coil Physical and Derivatives Markets

The HRC subscription mimics the behaviour of the US HRC physical and CME-traded derivatives markets. The HedgeTutor's trading and price risk management learning experience results from the interaction between the physical and financial markets that are simultaneously simulated:

  • Follow the evolution of prices and forward curves of your simulated market
  • Trade physical products as they are priced at premium or discount to the market index price and manage your inventory
  • Trade swap futures, options and swaps to hedge your physical price exposure
  • Evaluate the exposure of your combined physical and financial portfolio to ascertain your overall market risk
  • Follow up margining, credit lines and cash flows
  • Review the financial statements to understand the implications of your trades on your PnL and balance sheet

  • In addition, HedgeTutor provides:

    • an extensive library of Tutorials that incorporates all theoretical concepts behind trading
    • a comprehensive library of Case Studies that directly illustrate the concepts learnt and help Users to get familiar with the simulator


About HedgeTutor's HRC Subscription



  • 14 Generic Tutorials + 5 Market Specific Tutorials
  • 2.5 hours of videos + respective slides
Case Studies


  • Predefined Case Studies for Producers, Consumers and Investors
  • 1.7 hours of videos + respective slides
  • 2 Predefined Scenarios (Bullish and Bearish markets)
  • No limit of User-defined Scenarios and Simulations
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