Introduction to Futures and Options Markets

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Prentice Hall, 1991 - Business & Economics - 390 pages
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Using as little mathematics as possible, this text offers coverage of futures and options markets It explores trading strategies and how markets work, as well as the latest hedging and risk management tools. The text covers the simpler futures markets first, but allows material to be used in any sequence, uses no calculus, and includes background institutional material. The book devotes a chapter to the increasingly important area of swaps, and reflects current practice in the financial sector.

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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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