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Risk Takers: Uses and Abuses of Financial Derivatives / Edition 2
     

Risk Takers: Uses and Abuses of Financial Derivatives / Edition 2

by John Marthinsen
 

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ISBN-10: 0321542568

ISBN-13: 9780321542564

Pub. Date: 02/21/2008

Publisher: Pearson

In an approachable, non-technical manner, Risk Takers brings eight modern financial derivatives situations to life, fully exploring the context of each event and evaluating the outcomes. Primer on Derivatives; Employee Stock Options: What Every MBA Student Should Know; Roche Holding: The Company, Its Financial Strategy

Overview

In an approachable, non-technical manner, Risk Takers brings eight modern financial derivatives situations to life, fully exploring the context of each event and evaluating the outcomes. Primer on Derivatives; Employee Stock Options: What Every MBA Student Should Know; Roche Holding: The Company, Its Financial Strategy, and Bull Spread Warrants; Metallgesellschaft AG: Illusion of Profits and Losses; Reality of Cash Flows; Swaps That Shook an Industry: Procter & Gamble versus Bankers Trust; Orange County: The Largest Municipal Failure in U.S. History; Barings Bank PLC: Leeson’s Lessons; Long Term Capital Mismanagement: “JM & The Arb Boys”; Amaranth Advisors LLC: Using Natural Gas Futures to Bet on the Weather. For all readers interested in financial derivatives, options, futures, and risk management.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321542564
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
02/21/2008
Series:
Pearson Custom Business Resources Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
711,137
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Primer on Derivatives
Chapter 2: Employee Stock Options: What Every MBA Student Should Know
Chapter 3: Roche Holding: The Company, Its Financial Strategy, and Bull Spread Warrants
Chapter 4: Metallgesellschaft AG: Illusion of Profits and Losses; Reality of Cash Flows
Chapter 5: Swaps That Shook an Industry: Procter & Gamble versus Bankers Trust
Chapter 6: Orange County: The Largest Municipal Failure in U.S. History
Chapter 7: Barings Bank PLC: Leeson’s Lessons
Chapter 8: Long Term Capital Mismanagement: “JM & The Arb Boys”
Chapter 9: Amaranth Advisors LLC: Using Natural Gas Futures to Bet on the Weather

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