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Theory of Financial Risk and Derivative Pricing: From Statistical Physics to Risk Management

Summarizing market data developments, some inspired by statistical physics, this book explains how to better predict the actual behavior of financial markets with respect to asset allocation, derivative pricing and hedging, and risk control. Risk control and derivative pricing are … Continue reading

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CDS Delivery Option: Better Pricing of Credit Default Swaps (Bloomberg Financial)

For traders trying to navigate the increasingly volatile credit default swap market, CDS Delivery Option provides worked-out examples, over 30 charts, a case study of Delphi, and detailed explanations of how the subprime crisis caused the credit crisis and the … Continue reading

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Investment Management: A Modern Guide to Security Analysis and Stock Selection

Sound investment decisions require an in-depth knowledge of the financial markets and available financial instruments. This book provides students and professionals with an understanding of the role and activities of an equity security analyst within the investment process. Emphasis is … Continue reading

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Software Product Management and Pricing: Key Success Factors for Software Organizations

Software product management and pricing are key success factors for any organization providing software, be it a software company or an organization responsible for software in a company that belongs to a different industry. After defining the term “software product” … Continue reading

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Finding Alpha: The Search for Alpha When Risk and Return Break Down (Wiley Finance)

Praise for Finding Alpha “Eric Falkenstein is more than one of the smartest and funniest people in finance. He’s been a banker, a key model builder at a major rating agency, and a hedge fund trader. In this tour de … Continue reading

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Pricing of Bond Options: Unspanned Stochastic Volatility and Random Field Models (Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems)

A major theme of this book is the development of a consistent unified model framework for the evaluation of bond options. In general options on zero bonds (e.g. caps) and options on coupon bearing bonds (e.g. swaptions) are linked by … Continue reading

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A Behavioral Approach to Asset Pricing, Second Edition (Academic Press Advanced Finance)

Behavioral finance is the study of how psychology affects financial decision making and financial markets. It is increasingly becoming the common way of understanding investor behavior and stock market activity. In this 2nd Edition Hersh Shefrin examines the reigning assumptions … Continue reading

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Indifference Pricing: Theory and Applications (Princeton Series in Financial Engineering)

This is the first book about the emerging field of utility indifference pricing for valuing derivatives in incomplete markets. René Carmona brings together a who’s who of leading experts in the field to provide the definitive introduction for students, scholars, … Continue reading

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Supply Chain Games: Operations Management and Risk Valuation (International Series in Operations Research & Management Science)

In today’s global economy, supply chains are an essential ingredient to corporate survival and growth. Operations strategy in supply chains must assume an ever-expanding and strategic role of risks that modern enterprises face when they operate in an interdependent supply … Continue reading

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Quantitative Corporate Finance

Quantitative Corporate Finance is designed to be an advanced graduate corporate financial management textbook. The book will address several problems in contemporary corporate finance: optimal capital structure, both in the US and in the G7 economies, the Capital Asset Pricing … Continue reading

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