Fundamentals of Futures and Options Markets

Fundamentals of Futures and Options Markets

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Directed primarily toward undergraduate finance students, this text also provides practical content to current and aspiring industry professionals. Based on Hull's Options, Futures and Other Derivatives, Fundamentals of Futures and Options Markets presents an accessible overview of the topic without the use of calculus. Packed with numerical examples and accounts of real-life situations, this text effectively guides readers through the material while helping them prepare for the working world. NOTE: This is the standalone book, if you want the Book/Solutions Manual and Study Guide order the ISBN below: 0133418804 / 9780133418804 of Futures and Options Markets & Student's Solutions Manual and Study Guide Package Package consists of: 0132993341 / 9780132993340 Fundamentals of Futures and Options Markets 013299514X / 9780132995146 Student's Solutions Manual and Study Guide for Fundamentals of Futures and Options Marketsshow more

Product details

  • Mixed media product | 624 pages
  • 202 x 252 x 22mm | 999.98g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • International ed of 8th revised ed
  • Illustrations (black and white)
  • 0133382850
  • 9780133382853
  • 607,899

Table of contents

1. Introduction 2. Mechanics of futures markets 3. Hedging strategies using futures 4. Interest rates 5. Determination of forward and futures prices 6. Interest rate futures 7. Swaps 8. Securitization and the credit crisis of 2007 9. Mechanics of options markets 10. Properties of stock options 11. Trading strategies involving options 12. Introduction to binomial trees 13. Valuing stock options: The Black--Scholes--Merton model 14. Employee stock options 15. Options on stock indices and currencies 16. Futures options 17. The Greek letters 18. Binomial trees in practice 19. Volatility smiles 20. Value at risk 21. Interest rate options 22. Exotic options and other nonstandard products 23. Credit derivatives 24. Weather, energy, and insurance derivatives 25. Derivatives mishaps and what we can learn from them Answers to Quiz Questions Glossary of terms DerivaGem software Major exchanges trading futures and options Tables for N(x) Indexshow more

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