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Fundamentals of Futures and Options Markets, 7th Edition

By John C. Hull

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Mar 4, 2010


A reader-friendly book with an abundance of numerical and real-life examples.

Based on Hull's Options, Futures and Other Derivatives–the seventh edition of Fundamentals of Futures and Options Markets presents an accessible and reader-friendly overview of the topic without the use of calculus. Packed with numerical examples and accounts of real-life situations, this text effectively guides readers through the material while helping them prepare their skills and knowledge for the workplace.

The seventh edition addresses and analyzes the impact of the current financial crisis.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Mechanics of Futures and Forward Markets
Chapter 3. Hedging Strategies Using Futures
Chapter 4. Interest Rates
Chapter 5. Determination of Forward and Futures Prices
Chapter 6. Interest Rate Futures
Chapter 7. Swaps
Chapter 8. Securitization and the Credit Crisis of 2007
Chapter 9. Mechanics of Options Markets
Chapter 10. Properties of Stock Options
Chapter 11. Trading Strategies Involving Options
Chapter 12. Introduction to Binomial Trees
Chapter 13. Valuing Stock Options: The Black-Scholes-Merton Model
Chapter 14. Employee Stock Options
Chapter 15. Options on Stock Indices and Currencies
Chapter 16. Futures Options
Chapter 17. The Greek Letters
Chapter 18. Binomial Trees in Practice
Chapter 19. Volatility Smiles
Chapter 20. Value at Risk
Chapter 21. Interest-Rate Options
Chapter 22. Exotic Options and Other Non-Standard Instruments
Chapter 23. Credit Derivatives
Chapter 24. Insurance, Weather, Energy, and Credit Derivatives
Chapter 25. Derivatives Disasters and What We Can Learn From Them

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