Pricing Money: A Beginner's Guide to Money, Bonds, Futures and Swaps

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Wiley, Nov 28, 2001 - Business & Economics - 192 pages
Pricing Money provides a highly practical introduction to theprinciples of bonds and fixed income and is aimed at readers whohave little prior knowledge.

The book is written in a style that is not overly mathematical ortheoretical but takes a practical approach focusing on the aspectsof pricing and trading fixed-income securities that are mostrelevant to the day-to-day activities of people working in themarkets.

Starting at a basic level the author explains the concepts andprinciples behind fixed income in an informative way using everyday examples that can be understood by the layman. It includes alisting of the terms used; the rules and conventions; thetechniques for valuation and pricing and a description of thedifferent roles within the industry. This book will be an excellenttraining tool for new recruits to the financial markets.

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Contents

What is money?
3
Centralbank moneymarket operations
9
Settlement details
15
Copyright

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About the author (2001)

J.D.A. WISEMAN is a bond and swap trader at Credit Suisse First Boston, having previously been an analyst there and at J.P. Morgan. The author read mathematics at Queens' College, Cambridge, and lives in London.

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