Financial options: from theory to practice

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Business One Irwin, 1990 - Business & Economics - 580 pages
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Discover how to make more profitable trades! Financial Options explains option valuation theories with little math and shows you how they apply to actual trading practices and market moves. In addition to the general principles of option trading and valuation, readers will find information on specific types of financial options and valuable coverage of: The institutional and theoretical framework for understanding options and options markets. The application of option pricing models to specific types of markets; Issues that transcend any particular options market, such as liquidity costs associated with trades, techniques used to estimate volatility, and the numerical methods that must be applied to many option valuation problems.

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Stock Index Options
Interest Rate Caps and Floors
Options on Foreign Currencies

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About the author (1990)

William L. Silber is Marcus Nadler Professor of Finance and Economics at the Stern School of Business, New York University. The author or editor of eight books, he has served as Senior Economist with the President's Council of Economic Advisors and as a member of the Economic Advisory Panel of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.