- Derivatives Markets
- ISBN-10: 0201729601 • ISBN-13: 9780201729603
- ©2003 • Prentice Hall • Cloth Package, 832 pp
- Published 09/06/2002
This text for the derivatives course is suitable for advanced undergraduate courses and both introductory and advanced derivatives courses at the MBA level. The author takes a more intuitive approach than in many derivatives books: a narrative ties the topics together, and the economics of markets and pricing are emphasized, making this book more accessible to a broad range of students.
I. INSURANCE, HEDGING, AND SIMPLE STRATEGIES.
II. FORWARDS, FUTURES, AND SWAPS.
IV. FINANCIAL ENGINEERING AND APPLICATIONS.
V. ADVANCED PRICING THEORY.
Derivatives Markets ROBERT L. MCDONALD
Derivatives tools and concepts permeate modern finance. An authoritative treatment from a recognized expert, Derivatives Markets presents the sometimes challenging world of futures, options, and other derivatives in an accessible, cohesive, and intuitive manner. Some features of the book include:
Derivatives Markets provides a comprehensive yet in-depth treatment of the theory, institutions, and applications of derivatives. McDonald is a master teacher and researcher in the field and makes the reading effortless and exciting with his intuitive writing style and the liberal use of numerical examples and cases sprinkled throughout...(It) is a terrific book, and I highly recommend it.Geroge Constantinides University of Chicago
...the most appealing part of the writing is how replete the text is with intuition and how effortless it is woven throughout.Ken Kavajecz University of Pennsylvania
...a wonderful blend of the economics and mathematics of derivatives pricing. After reading the book, the student will have not only an understanding of derivatives pricing models but also of derivatives markets...The technical development...brings the student/reader remarkably close to state of the art with carefully chosen and developed mathematical machinery.Mark Cassano University of Calgary
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