Financial Engineering: Tools and Techniques to Manage Financial Risk

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Financial engineering and the use of derivatives is critical for any corporation that needs to manage financial risk. It is vital for business managers to understand the use of derivatives and the risks involved. Written with a clear and concise style, Financial Engineering: Tools and Techniques to Manage Financial Risk carefully explains the tools of financial engineering and defines each instrument in depth. It describes the markets in which they are traded, and explains how each product is priced and hedged. All applications are illustrated with fully-worked practical examples, and recommended tactics and techniques are "tested" by demonstrating the results with recent historical data.

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Lawrence Galitz is a director and founder of ACF Consultants, a leading provider of financial markets training to major investment banks, central banks, investment institutions and corporations around the world. He is also a director of Acumen Technologies, which produces eLearning and learning management solutions. In these roles he has developed an international reputation both as a dynamic and exceptionally gifted instructor, and also as a writer of great clarity. His innovative blended learning techniques, integrating eLearning and simulation with instructor-led training, create a highly motivating, multi-faceted learning experience.

Lawrence Galitz has a PhD in banking and finance and has extensive experience of consulting for a wide range of clients in the global financial markets.

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