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Risk Takers: Uses and Abuses of Financial Derivatives (2nd Edition)

Risk Takers: Uses and Abuses of Financial Derivatives (2nd Edition)
Author: John Marthinsen
ISBN 13: 9780321542564
ISBN 10: 321542568
Edition: 2
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2008-02-17
Format: Paperback
Pages: 352
List Price: $59.40

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.