All About Derivatives / Edition 2

All About Derivatives / Edition 2

by Michael Durbin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0071743510

ISBN-13: 9780071743518

Pub. Date: 11/16/2010

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT DERIVATIVES

All About Derivatives, Second Edition, presents the complex subject of financial derivatives with a clarity and coherence you won’t find in other books. Using real-world examples and simple language, it lucidly illustrates what derivatives are and why they are so powerful. This second edition of

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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT DERIVATIVES

All About Derivatives, Second Edition, presents the complex subject of financial derivatives with a clarity and coherence you won’t find in other books. Using real-world examples and simple language, it lucidly illustrates what derivatives are and why they are so powerful. This second edition of All About Derivatives provides a rock-solid foundation on:

  • The most common contracts available to you in today's market
  • Key concepts such as cost of carry, settlement, valuation, and payoff
  • Proven methods for establishing fair value
  • How leverage can work for you--and against you
  • The various derivative contracts traded today, including forwards, futures, swaps, and options
  • Pricing methods and mathematics for determining fair value
  • Hedging strategies for managing and reducing different types of risk

INCLUDES A BRAND-NEW CHAPTER ON THE ROLE
DERIVATIVES PLAYED IN THE 2008 FINANCIAL MELTDOWN

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071743518
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
11/16/2010
Series:
All About Series
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
1,139,335
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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