Dynamic Hedging is the definitive source on derivatives risk. It provides a real-world methodology for managing portfolios containing any nonlinear security. It presents risks from the vantage point of the option market maker and arbitrage operator. The only book about derivatives risk written by an experienced trader with theoretical training, it remolds option theory to fit the practitioner's environment.
Municipal bond analysis requires a sophisticated mix of quantitative and qualitative techniques for
trading and management activities. Even though much of the quantitative component is
automated and enriched by a tremendous amount of data, much of the critical buying and selling
decisions are based on individualized, qualitative judgments.
The actual use of formal quantitative portfolio models vary from institution to institution. At one
extreme, typified by rigorous investment constraints, the model recommendations are followed
Export-Import Theory, Practices, and Procedures is a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of international trade theories and techniques. International trade professionals, researchers, students, and members of chambers of commerce will benefit from concepts and theories that explain international trade operations and give clearly defined goals and procedures for your business.
Options involve risks and are not suitable for everyone. Prior to buying or selling options,
an investor must receive a copy of Characteristics and Risks of standardized Options.
Copies may be obtained by contacting your broker or the Options Industry Council at 440
S. LaSalle St., Chicago, IL 60605
In order to simplify the computations, commissions, fees, margin interest and taxes have
not been included in the examples used in these materials.
A practical guide for making sense of chaos theory and applying it to today's financial markets. Enables traders and analysts to uncover hidden determinism in seemingly random market events and make accurate investment decisions with high probabilities for profit.
In Come Into My Trading Room, noted trader and author Dr. Alexander Elder returns to expand far beyond the three M's (Mind, Method, and Money) of his bestselling Trading for a Living. Shifting focus from technical analysis to the overall management of a trader's money, time, and strategy, Dr. Elder takes readers from the fundamentals to the secrets of being a successful trader--identifying new, little known indicators that can lead to huge profits.
This much-needed book, from a selection of top international experts, fills a gap by providing a manual of applied quantitative financial analysis. It focuses on advanced empirical methods for modelling financial markets in the context of practical financial applications.Data, software and techniques specifically aligned to trading and investment will enable the reader to implement and interpret quantitative methodologies covering various models.
In the early 1980s, as the editor-in-chief of Commodities magazine,
I was privy to a number of different trading ideas and techniques—
so many, in fact, it was difficult to determine which was
best or sometimes which had merit. This was during the heyday of
innovations in the futures markets with the introduction of the cashsettlement
concept in eurodollar futures, futures on broad-based stock
indexes, crude oil futures, the pilot program for options on futures, and
a number of other new contracts in areas where futures and options
did not exist before.
Welcome to the second edition of the Trade Finance Guide: A Quick Reference for U.S. Exporters. This guide is designed to help U.S. companies, especially small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), learn the basic fundamentals of trade finance so that they can turn their export opportunities into actual sales and achieve the ultimate goal of getting paid—especially on time—for those sales. This guide provides general information about common techniques of export financing.