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Interest Rate Markets: A Practical Approach to Fixed Income

Interest Rate Markets: A Practical Approach to Fixed Income

by Siddhartha Jha
     
 

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How to build a framework for forecasting interest rate market movements

With trillions of dollars worth of trades conducted every year in everything from U.S. Treasury bonds to mortgage-backed securities, the U.S. interest rate market is one of the largest fixed income markets in the world.

Interest Rate Markets: A Practical Approach to Fixed Income

Overview

How to build a framework for forecasting interest rate market movements

With trillions of dollars worth of trades conducted every year in everything from U.S. Treasury bonds to mortgage-backed securities, the U.S. interest rate market is one of the largest fixed income markets in the world.

Interest Rate Markets: A Practical Approach to Fixed Income details the typical quantitative tools used to analyze rates markets; the range of fixed income products on the cash side; interest rate movements; and, the derivatives side of the business.

  • Emphasizes the importance of hedging and quantitatively managing risks inherent in interest rate trades
  • Details the common trades which can be used by investors to take views on interest rates in an efficient manner, the methods used to accurately set up these trades, as well as common pitfalls and risks?providing examples from previous market stress events such as 2008
  • Includes exclusive access to the Interest Rate Markets Web site which includes commonly used calculations and trade construction methods

Interest Rate Markets helps readers to understand the structural nature of the rates markets and to develop a framework for thinking about these markets intuitively, rather than focusing on mathematical models

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118017791
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/11/2011
Series:
Wiley Trading , #501
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
384
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Siddhartha Jha is a Senior Analyst with Arrowhawk Capital Partners. Previously, as part of J. P. Morgan's Fixed Income Strategy Team, he covered a wide range of rates markets—from municipals to liquid products including Treasuries, swaps, futures, and options—analyzing macroeconomic trends as well as short-term technical factors. He spent five years there developing trade ideas, building quantitative models, and discussing market trends with institutional investors. He graduated cum laude with a dual bachelor's and master's in applied mathematics and statistics from Harvard University.

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