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Fundamentals of Futures and Options Markets


Fundamentals of Futures and Options Markets

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 03/04/2010
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Fundamentals of Futures and Options Markets presents an accessible and student-friendly overview of the topic without the use of calculus. Introduction; Mechanics of Futures and Forward Markets; Hedging Strategies Using Futures; Interest Rates; Determination of Forward and Futures Prices; Interest Rate Futures; Swaps; Securitization and the Credit Crisis of 2007; Mechanics of Options Markets; Properties of Stock Options; Trading Strategies Involving Options; Introduction to Binomial Trees; Valuing Stock Options: The Black-Scholes-Merton Model; Employee Stock Options; Options on Stock Indices and Currencies; Futures Options; The Greek Letters; Binomial Trees in Practice; Volatility Smiles; Value at Risk; Interest-Rate Options; Exotic Options and Other Non-Standard Instruments; Credit Derivatives; Insurance, Weather, Energy, and Credit Derivatives; Derivatives Disasters and What We Can Learn From Them For practitioners who want to improve their understanding of futures and options markets.

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