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The economic crisis of 2008 has shown that the capital markets need new theoretical and mathematical concepts to describe and price financial instruments. Focusing almost exclusively on interest rates and coupon bonds, this book does not employ stochastic calculus – the bedrock of the present day mathematical finance – for any of the derivations.
A succinct book that provides readers with all they need to know about the equity derivatives business. It deals with vanilla equity products, their usage, structuring and their risk management. The author efficiently bridges the gap between theory and practice, constantly linking risk management tools with specific business objectives.
Create a winning portfolio using Federal Reserve actions as your guiding star
Based on 25 years of research, Invest with the Fed reveals direct connections between successful portfolio performance and Fed policy. The authors’ analysis extends beyond U.S. equity markets to include foreign equities of both emerging and developed markets, fixed income securities, real estate, and commodities.
Invest with the Fed provides guidance on navigating the investment landscape while avoiding common pitfalls, offering practical advice in an easy to understand terminology that can be applied by the casual investor or the investment professional.
Robert R. Johnson, Ph.D., CFA, CAIA, is a senior executive with over fifteen years of C-level experience, performing at the highest levels of strategic positioning, leadership, and global management. He was the Senior Managing Director and Deputy CEO at the CFA Institute and is currently a finance professor at Creighton University’s School of Business.
Gerald R. Jensen, PhD, CFA, is a professor in the finance department at Northern Illinois University, where he also teaches in the Executive MBA program. He is a member of the CFA Institute Council of Examiners.
A completely updated edition of the guide to modern bond analysisFirst published in 1972, Inside the Yield Book revolutionized the fixed-income industry and forever altered the way investors looked at bonds. Over forty years later, it remains a standard primer and reference among market professionals. Generations of practitioners, investors, and students have relied on its lucid explanations, and readers needing to delve more deeply have found its explication of key mathematical relationships to be unmatched in clarity and ease of application.T
This comprehensive reference on bonds takes a practical real-world approach to the subject. It contains detailed presentations of each type of bond and includes a wide range of products. Extensive discussions include not only the instruments, but also their investment characteristics, the state-of-the art technology for valuing them, and portfolio strategies for using them. Chapter topics include pricing, measuring yield, price volatility, municipal securities, non-U.S. bonds, performance measurement and evaluation, and interest-rate options.
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