Fundamentals of Futures and Options Markets

Fundamentals of Futures and Options Markets : United States Edition

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For undergraduate courses in options and futures.

This introduction to futures and options markets is ideal for those with limited background in mathematics. Based on Hull's Options, Futures and Other Derivatives, one of the best-selling books on Wall Street and in the college market, this text offers an accessible presentation of the topic without the use of calculus.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 512 pages
  • 210.8 x 256.5 x 30.5mm | 1,133.99g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 4th edition
  • glossary, tables, index
  • 0130176028
  • 9780130176028

Table of contents

1. Introduction.

2. Mechanics of Futures and Forward Markets.

3. Determination of Forward and Futures Prices.

4. Hedging Strategies Using Futures.

5. Interest-Rate Markets.

6. Swaps.

7. Mechanics of Options Markets.

8. Properties of Stock Options.

9. Trading Strategies Involving Options.

10. Introduction to Binomial Trees.

11. Valuing Stock Options: The Black-Scholes Model.

12. Options on Stock Indices and Currencies.

13. Futures Options.

14. Volatility Smiles.

15. The Greek Letters.

16. Value at Risk.

17. Valuation Using Binomial Trees.

18. Interest Rate Options.

19. Exotic Options and Other Non-Standard Products.

20. Credit, Weather, Energy, and Insurance Derivatives.

21. Derivatives Mishaps and What We Can Learn from Them.

Answers to Quiz Questions.

Glossary of Terms.

DerivaGem Software.

Major Exchanges Trading Futures and Options.

Table for N(x) when x ...a0.

Table for N(x) when x ...o0.

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