A Note on Dual Hedging
Under current Internal Revenue Services guidelines, gains from futures contracts serving price (quantity) risk management purposes are treated as ordinary (capital) income. This paper finds that, although dual hedging opportunities are available, the asymmetric tax treatment prevents firms from trading "quantity" futures contracts.
Volume (Year): 3 (2004)
Issue (Month): 1 (April)
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