Introduction to Derivatives

Introduction to Derivatives

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The Reuters Financial Training Series An Introduction to Derivatives A new concept in financial training, An Introduction to Derivatives guides novices through the often complex and challenging world of Derivatives. Full of definitions, concise descriptions, quizzes and examples, the book studies financial instruments - futures, options and swaps - from basic concepts to applications in trading, hedging and arbitrage. Key features include: * Introductory sections defining terms and giving background to theories * Examples of transactions and futures contracts * Summaries and overviews at the end of each chapter recapitulating key points and definitions * Quick quiz questions and answers to reinforce learning * Further resources which point to other books, articles and internet tools to widen readers' comprehension of derivatives and entrench their foundation in the subject. Each book in the series is supported by the Wiley-Reuters Financial Training web site ( This regularly updated site offers a range of screens taken directly from the Reuters terminal, information on professional exams, web links to key institutional finance web sites and much more. This book will be of particular interest to novice traders, investors and trainers in financial institutions looking for a key introductory text. By allowing readers to progress through the fundamentals and applications in a simulated trading environment at their own pace, the book will be an invaluable starting block for those new to the field of derivatives.Quick Quiz Answers /or* 1 . a and d a–i a–i 2. a, c and d a–i a–i a–i 3. d a–i 4. b a–i 5. ... Jeffrey V. Bailey, Prentice Hall International, 5th Edition 1995 ISBN 0 13 183344 8 Further Resources (continued) Options, Futures and Other Derivatives John C.

Title:Introduction to Derivatives
Author:Reuters Limited, London, UK
Publisher:Wiley - 1999-03-26


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