Fundamentals of Futures and Options Markets

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Prentice Hall, 2002 - Business & Economics - 491 pages
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Designed for undergraduate courses in options and futures, this introduction should be suitable for those with a limited background in mathematics. Based on Hull's Options, Futures and Other Derivatives, the book offers an accessible presentation of the topic without the use of calculus.

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Mechanics of Futures and Forward Markets
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Determination of Forward and Futures Prices
40
Hedging Strategies Using Futures
73
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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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