Introduction to Derivative Financial Instruments: Bonds, Swaps, Options, and Hedging / Edition 1

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Overview

Written by a renowned corporate financial advisor, this timely guide offers a comprehensive treatment of derivative financial instruments, fully covering bonds, interest swaps, options, futures, Forex, and more. The author explains the strategic use of derivatives, their place in portfolio management, hedging, and the importance of managing risk.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071546638
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/11/2008
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 400
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.21 (d)

Meet the Author

Dimitris N. Chorafas, Dr.Sc., has worked internationally as an advisor to financial institutions and industrial corporations since 1961. Over 6,000 banking, industrial, and government executives worldwide have participated in his seminars. Dr. Chorafas is the author or numerous business titles, including McGraw-Hill's Managing Derivative Risk Dr. Chorafas has taught at universities in the United States, Canada, Germany, and Switzerland.

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Table of Contents

1. Accounting for Financial Innovation

2. Derivatives

3. Strategic Use of Derivatives

4. Hedging

5. Risk Assumed with Derivatives

6. Liquidity, Solvency, Regulation, and the Accounting Profession

7. Types of Options

8. Pricing of Options

9. Option Traders, buyers and writers

10. The Greeks: Delta, Gamma, Theta, Kappa, and Rho

11. Credit Risk and Market Risk with Options

12. Futures and Forwards

13. Swaps

14. Interest Rate Management through Derivatives

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