Futures, Options, and Swaps / Edition 5

Futures, Options, and Swaps / Edition 5

by Robert W. Kolb, James A. Overdahl
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405150491

ISBN-13: 9781405150491

Pub. Date: 02/28/2007

Publisher: Wiley

A new and updated edition of the most readable, comprehensive text available on derivatives markets.

  • Utilizes an even more applied approach than previous editions
  • Provides an excellent balance between introductory and advanced topics
  • Extensively updated to incorporate and explicate development in the field

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Overview

A new and updated edition of the most readable, comprehensive text available on derivatives markets.

  • Utilizes an even more applied approach than previous editions
  • Provides an excellent balance between introductory and advanced topics
  • Extensively updated to incorporate and explicate development in the field including the areas of electronic trading platforms, globalization of markets, hedge funds, financial scandals involving derivatives, and government regulation
  • Revised to include over 50 text boxes with applied vignettes on topical issues, product profiles, and historical anecdotes

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405150491
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/28/2007
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
838
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.65(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

1. Introduction.

2. Futures Markets.

3. Futures Prices.

4. Using Futures Markets.

5. Interest Rate Futures: An Introduction.

6. Interest Rate Futures: Refinements.

7. Security Futures Products: An Introduction.

8. Security Futures Products: Refinements.

9. Foreign Exchange Futures.

10. The Options Market.

11. Option Payoffs and Option Strategies.

12. Bounds on Option Prices.

13. European Option Pricing.

14. Option Sensitivities and Option Hedging.

15. American Option Pricing.

16. Options on Stock Indexes, Foreign Currency, and Futures.

17. The Options Approach to Corporate Securities.

18. Exotic Options.

19. Interest Rate Options.

20. The Swaps Market: An Introduction.

21. Swaps: Economic Analysis and Pricing.

22. Swaps: Applications.

Appendix A: A Summary of Accounting Rules for Derivatives Instruments.

Appendix B: The Cumulative Distribution Function for the Standard Normal Random Variable.

Index

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