Fundamentals of Derivatives Markets is a succinct yet comprehensive adaptation of the author’s successful text, successful text, Derivatives Markets. Streamlined for a broad range of undergraduate students, the approachable writing style and accessible balance of theory and applications introduces essential derivatives principles. By exploring various methods for valuing derivatives and by discussing risk management strategies in real-world context, Fundamentals of Derivatives Markets develops students’ financial literacy for today’s corporate environment.
Introduction to Derivatives. Insurance, Hedging, and Simple Strategies: An Introduction to Forwards and Options; Insurance, Collars, and Other Strategies; Introduction to Risk Management. Forwards, Futures, and Swaps: Financial Forwards and Futures; The Wide World of Futures Contracts; Interest Rates Forwards and Futures; Swaps. Options: Parity and Other Option Relationships; Binomial Option Pricing; The Black-Scholes Formula. Financial Engineering and Applications: Financial Engineering and Security Design; Corporate Applications; Real Options.
For all readers interested in derivatives, options, and futures.