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An Introduction to Financial Markets: A Quantitati ve Approach

Brandimarte, Paolo

9781118014776 - An Introduction to Financial Markets: A Quantitati ve Approach

Artikelomschrijving

Covers the fundamental topics in mathematics, statistics, and financial management that are required for a thorough study of financial markets This comprehensive yet accessible book introduces students to financial markets and delves into more advanced material at a steady pace while providing motivating examples, poignant remarks, counterexamples, ideological clashes, and intuitive traps throughout. Tempered by real-life cases and actual market structures, An Introduction to Financial Markets: A Quantitative Approach accentuates theory through quantitative modeling whenever and wherever necessary. It focuses on the lessons learned from timely subject matter such as the impact of the recent subprime mortgage storm, the collapse of LTCM, and the harsh criticism on risk management and innovative finance. The book also provides the necessary foundations in stochastic calculus and optimization, alongside financial modeling concepts that are illustrated with relevant and hands-on examples. An Introduction to Financial Markets: A Quantitative Approach starts with a complete overview of the subject matter. It then moves on to sections covering fixed income assets, equity portfolios, derivatives, and advanced optimization models. This book s balanced and broad view of the state-of-the-art in financial decision-making helps provide readers with all the background and modeling tools needed to make honest money and, in the process, to become a sound professional. Stresses that gut feelings are not always sufficient and that critical thinking and real world applications are appropriate when dealing with complex social systems involving multiple players with conflicting incentivesFeatures a related website that contains a solution manual for end-of-chapter problemsWritten in a modular style for tailored classroom useBridges a gap for business and engineering students who are familiar with the problems involved, but are less familiar with the methodologies needed

Specificaties

Auteur Brandimarte, Paolo
ISBN/EAN 9781118014776
Druk 1
€ 122,22 € 135,80
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Artikelomschrijving

Covers the fundamental topics in mathematics, statistics, and financial management that are required for a thorough study of financial markets This comprehensive yet accessible book introduces students to financial markets and delves into more advanced material at a steady pace while providing motivating examples, poignant remarks, counterexamples, ideological clashes, and intuitive traps throughout. Tempered by real-life cases and actual market structures, An Introduction to Financial Markets: A Quantitative Approach accentuates theory through quantitative modeling whenever and wherever necessary. It focuses on the lessons learned from timely subject matter such as the impact of the recent subprime mortgage storm, the collapse of LTCM, and the harsh criticism on risk management and innovative finance. The book also provides the necessary foundations in stochastic calculus and optimization, alongside financial modeling concepts that are illustrated with relevant and hands-on examples. An Introduction to Financial Markets: A Quantitative Approach starts with a complete overview of the subject matter. It then moves on to sections covering fixed income assets, equity portfolios, derivatives, and advanced optimization models. This book s balanced and broad view of the state-of-the-art in financial decision-making helps provide readers with all the background and modeling tools needed to make honest money and, in the process, to become a sound professional. Stresses that gut feelings are not always sufficient and that critical thinking and real world applications are appropriate when dealing with complex social systems involving multiple players with conflicting incentivesFeatures a related website that contains a solution manual for end-of-chapter problemsWritten in a modular style for tailored classroom useBridges a gap for business and engineering students who are familiar with the problems involved, but are less familiar with the methodologies needed

Specificaties

Auteur Brandimarte, Paolo
ISBN/EAN 9781118014776
Druk 1