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An in-depth look at the ever-evolving world of derivatives
The Second Edition of Essays in Derivatives provides up-to-date and detailed coverage of various issues associated with this discipline. Key areas covered include derivatives and their markets, basic instruments, derivative pricing, derivative strategies, exotic instruments, and fixed-income securities and derivatives. This book offers readers more than 70 accessible essays on all types of options, swaps, and derivatives, and includes an overview of the best and worst practices in the derivatives industry.
Don M. Chance (Blacksburg, VA) holds the William H. Wright, Jr. Endowed Chair for Financial Services at the E. J. Ourso College of Business Administration at Louisiana State University. Professor Chance has had numerous articles published in academic and practitioner journals and is often quoted in the media. He holds a PhD in finance from LSU and is a CFA charter holder.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Derivative securities.
Risk management.
Investments.