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Everything you need to know about derivatives--what they are, how they work, and how they can enhance profits and control market risk
Financial derivatives, from standard put and call options to more complex strategies and combinations, are among the most versatile, powerful, and valuable tools available to investors. All About Derivatives introduces you to the many different types of derivatives, providing simple explanations and easy-to-follow methods for using each.
This straightforward, up-to-date examination covers all aspects of derivative contracts, explains techniques for pricing and trading them, shows how to use each to hedge risk or increase profits, and more. Avoiding complicated formulas and theories to focus on the information you need, it shows anyone--from individual investors to corporate risk managers--how derivatives work, how they fit into the larger world of investing, and why they can be the ideal trading vehicle for improving the financial performance of yourself or your organization.
Whatever your level of investing expertise, from beginner to veteran, All About Derivatives will give you the information you need to know:
Michael Durbin is a writer, educator, and financial technology consultant specializing in high-frequencytrading of financial derivatives. He has taught at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business and the University of North Carolina's Kenan-Flagler Business School and hashelped numerous Wall Street firms develop derivative pricing and trading systems. Durbin lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
Super clear and easy to follow for starters! The writer is able to make you curios and you won't stop reading the book until the end!Published 2 months ago by Nima
Probably the best material around about Derivatives, suitable for the (also not so-) beginners.Published 3 months ago by Chris
Found it extremely useful as a quick reference. The author starts from scratch on most topics which makes understanding derivative products relatively easy for beginners.Published 6 months ago by Miss S Karthika
This book gave me all I asked for, easy, comprehensive summary of derivatives, great starting point. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Dan Svoboda
Really good book, very good explanations and makes something potentially complicated seem easily understandable. Read morePublished 20 months ago by faye hancock
This concise books holds all the basics regarding derivatives, it is well structured and reasonably detailed for a book of this size and price. Read morePublished on 10 Jun. 2013 by Blueglasnost
There can't be a better book in the Market for someone who is trying to understand derivatives and the way they are priced.
A very good book for a cheap price.