Options, Futures and Other Derivatives

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Prentice Hall, Pearson Education Internat., 2003 - Business & Economics - 744 pages
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This fifth edition book bridges the gap between the theory and practice of derivatives. It provides a unifying approach to the valuation of all derivatives—not just futures and options. It assumes that the reader has some knowledge of finance and probability and statistics. Topics covered include Determination of Forward and Futures Prices, Interest Rate Markets, Mechanics of Options Markets, and Properties of Stock Options. For individuals who work for banks and other financial institutions, as well as options traders, options analysts, risk managers, swaps traders, financial engineers, and corporate treasurers.

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John C. Hull is the noted author of such texts as Introduction to Futures and Options, Markets and Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives. In these books, and others, he explains in readable form concepts related to the Futures market, investing, and business. Largely aimed at students, Hull's books serve as an excellent introduction to the field or a valuable refresher to those already in the corporate world. John C. Hull has been a professor of finance and director of the Centre for Finance Studies at the University of Toronto in Canada. He received degrees from Cranfield University, Cambridge University, and Lancaster.

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