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All About Derivatives Second Edition (All About Series)

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT DERIVATIVES

All About Derivatives, Second Edition, presents the complex subject of financial derivatives with a clarity and coherence you won’t find in other books.

Using real-world examples and simple language, it lucidly illustrates what derivatives are and why they are so powerful.

Everything you need to know about derivatives–what they are, how they work, and how they can enhance profits and control market risk

Financial derivatives, from standard put and call options to more complex strategies and combinations, are among the most versatile, powerful, and valuable tools available to investors.

All About Derivatives introduces you to the many different types of derivatives, providing simple explanations and easy-to-follow methods for using each.

This straightforward, up-to-date examination covers all aspects of derivative contracts, explains techniques for pricing and trading them, shows how to use each to hedge risk or increase profits, and more.

Avoiding complicated formulas and theories to focus on the information you need, it shows anyone–from individual investors to corporate risk managers–how derivatives work, how they fit into the larger world of investing, and why they can be the ideal trading vehicle for improving the financial performance of yourself or your organization.

Whatever your level of investing expertise, from beginner to veteran, All About Derivatives will give you the information you need to know:

  • Contracts–forwards, futures, swaps, options, and credit derivatives
  • Terms–volatility, arbitrage, the greeks, and many more
  • Key mechanics–storage, settlement, valuation, and payoff
  • Pricing methods and mathematics for determining fair value
  • Hedging strategies for managing different types of risk
  • Leverage–why it can be your best friend or worst enemy
  • And more

INCLUDES A BRAND-NEW CHAPTER ON THE ROLE DERIVATIVES PLAYED IN THE 2008 FINANCIAL MELTDOWN

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Additional information

Author

Michael Durbin

Binding

Paperback

EAN

9780071743518

EAN List

9780071743518

Edition

2

ISBN

0071743510

Item Dimensions

900, hundredths-inches, 600, hundredths-inches, 82, hundredths-pounds, 68, hundredths-inches

Label

McGraw-Hill Education

Languages

English, Published, English, Original Language, English, Unknown

Manufacturer

McGraw-Hill Education

Number Of Items

1

Number Of Pages

288

Package Dimensions

80, hundredths-inches, 890, hundredths-inches, 80, hundredths-pounds, 590, hundredths-inches

Package Quantity

1

Product Group

Book

Product Type Name

ABIS_BOOK

Publication Date

2010-12-07

Publisher

McGraw-Hill Education

Release Date

2010-11-16

Studio

McGraw-Hill Education