Option Market Making: Trading and Risk Analysis for the Financial and Commodity Option Markets / Edition 1

Option Market Making: Trading and Risk Analysis for the Financial and Commodity Option Markets / Edition 1

by Allen Jan Baird
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471578320

ISBN-13: 9780471578321

Pub. Date: 10/16/1992

Publisher: Wiley

Approaches trading from the viewpoint of market makers and the part they play in pricing, valuing and placing positions. Covers option volatility and pricing, risk analysis, spreads, strategies and tactics for the options trader, focusing on how to work successfully with market makers. Features a special section on synthetic options and the role of synthetic

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Overview

Approaches trading from the viewpoint of market makers and the part they play in pricing, valuing and placing positions. Covers option volatility and pricing, risk analysis, spreads, strategies and tactics for the options trader, focusing on how to work successfully with market makers. Features a special section on synthetic options and the role of synthetic options market making (a role of increasing importance on the trading floor). Contains numerous graphs, charts and tables.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471578321
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/16/1992
Series:
Wiley Finance Series, #21
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
850,939
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Economics of Option Market Making.

Options.

Option Risks.

Position Risk Profiles.

Synthetic Option Market Making.

Calendar Spread Risk.

On Strategy.

Market-Making Tactics.

Observations from the Floor.

Appendix.

References and Suggested Reading.

Index.

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