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Options, Futures and Other Derivatives [Paperback]

John Hull
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21 April 2011 0273759078 978-0273759072 8

For undergraduate and graduate courses in derivatives, options and futures, financial engineering, financial mathematics, and risk management.

Bridge the gap between theory and practice. 

This title is a Pearson Global Edition.  The Editorial team at Pearson has worked closely with educators around the world to include content which is especially relevant to students outside the United States.

Designed to bridge the gap between theory and practice, this introductory text on the futures and options markets is ideal for those with a limited background in mathematics.

The eighth edition has been updated and improved—featuring a new chapter on securitization and the credit crisis, and increased discussion on the way commodity prices are modeled and commodity derivatives valued. 
 


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  • Paperback: 888 pages
  • Publisher: Pearson Education; 8 edition (21 April 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0273759078
  • ISBN-13: 978-0273759072
  • Product Dimensions: 25.4 x 20.4 x 2.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 7,814 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Introduction to Derivatives 21 Jun 2011
By Daniel
Format:Paperback
As I will be working with derivatives soon, I wanted to read a book that gives an overview of the relevant books. This book is exactly what I was looking for. It discusses the instruments with just the right amount of mathematical detail and provides many examples so readers can make sure that they have understood the topic. I also like the fact that each chapter provides a list for further reading.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Misprint of pages and old software 20 Jan 2012
By Michael
Format:Paperback
It was a dissappointing experience to find out that the section for Variance Swaps and VIX was misprinted.

If the 8th edition should complete the recent updates as J. Hull is referring to, I think it is in the interest of the audience to see that upgrading also applies to the software to go with the book. Particularly, for Mac users who happen to have the Office applications updated on their machine will not be able to make use of the Excel GeoDeriv CD-Rom. Software does not run the macros!

Otherwise, the content of the book is a great guidance to what the cover stands for; even for readers who do not have pre-learning experience in financial maths. All stars for the content and the author. Remaining is to the publisher.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Good condition 9 Dec 2013
By B. M.
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Thank you for the expedient service. Book was as advertised. Good condition. Used for a course I am taking and fulfilled my expectations. Some of the methods in the book are a bit different than those normally used.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Reviewing a used copy 9 Mar 2014
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Well, its in an acceptable condition. It was an Indian peninsula edition, the cd was unused. I am happy with it except the paper quality which is due its original printing I guess.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Good... for everybody 3 Sep 2013
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I'm a finance post-degree student and have found this book very, very helpful. It's easy to understand all the concepts, it's very well written and accurate.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
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It is a very helpful book for a beginner who wants to study financial markets and financial derivatives, especially for preparing CFA examination
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5.0 out of 5 stars very good 24 Feb 2014
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The contents are excellent and this book is suitable for graduate and postgraduate students study independently. Highly recommend! Good quality!
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5.0 out of 5 stars The most celebrated text book of derivative 27 Jan 2014
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This book is the most widely used of introductory book on derivative, but sometimes I found the language is very consice
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