Fundamentals of Futures and Options Markets

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Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2005 - Business & Economics - 550 pages
Again, John Hull has done a great job revising and updating this best-selling book. Changes in the fifth edition include:
  • A new chapter on credit derivatives (Chapter 21).
  • New! Business Snapshots highlight real-world situations and relevant issues.
  • The first six chapters have been -reorganized to better meet the needs of students and .instructors.
  • A new release of the Excel-based software, DerivaGem, is included with each text.

A useful Solutions Manual/Study Guide, which includes the worked-out answers to the "Questions and Problems" sections of each chapter, can be purchased separately (ISBN: 0-13-144570-7).

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Contents

The Barings Bank Disaster
16
Mechanics of Futures Markets
21
The Unanticipated Delivery of a Futures Contract
23
Copyright

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About the author (2005)

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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