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Companion to the Manual (ISBN 1557753393)
A complete training program for electronic trading success Providing strategies, methodologies, and background, The Art of Electronic Trading leaves no stone unturned as it takes readers through the entire stock and option trading spectrum. Written by a leading Wall Street trainer and successful trader, this comprehensive guide to trading stocks and options uses numerous hypothetical and real-world trading scenarios. It also provides in-depth coverage of the most successful technical indicators, explains how they work, under what conditions, and offers specific trading strategies to succeed. Robert Kanter (New York, NY) has been a highly successful trader and businessman for over thirty-five years. After fifteen years as a specialist in stocks on the floor of the American Stock Exchange, Mr. Kanter formed R. Kanter Securities in 1975. He now heads the Electronic Trading Group.
The authors reconsider the problem of parametrically specifying distribution suitable for asset--return models. They describe alternative distributions, showing how they can be estimated and applied to stock--index and exchange--rate data. The implications for options pricing are also investigated.
First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
They deliver more capital to entrepreneurs than any other source. And they often receive an incredible return on their investments. They're angel investors, some of the most important----and least understood----players in business today. The United States has close to three million angels, whose investments in startups exceed USD60 billion per year. Some of our most successful companies were funded by angels----companies like Ford, AOL, and Amazon.com. But until now, little has been written about these angels, due in part to their preference for anonymity. Angel Investors provides an inside look at who these angels are and how they operate. It also shows would--be angels and entrepreneurs how best to find each other.To learn more about this book, visit its website.
A technical tour de force, destined to become the thinking bull's bible. -Kathryn Welling, Barron's Renowned for her analytical brilliance and extraordinary forecasting ability, LOUISE YAMADA examines the forces that will shape the markets for the next ten years Few on Wall Street can match Louise Yamada for analytical ability as well as insight on the big issues affecting investors. We are fortunate she is willing to share the results of her thoughts and research with us. -Mark Haines, CNBC Louise Yamada has a special talent for anticipating future financial trends. Market Magic is a must read for investors as we prepare for the exciting decade ahead. -David Cork, F.C.S.I. author of The Pig and the Python: How to Prosper from the Aging Baby Boom Market Magic demystifies the voodoo of technical analysis and relates technical indicators to the real world of stocks and bonds and demographic and economic trends worldwide. -Oscar S. Schafer, General Partner Cumberland Associates; Member, Barron's Roundtable For updates on new and bestselling Wiley Finance titles: wiley.com/wbns
Hybrid instruments - essentially bonds with an equity component - are found in a multitude of guises. This generic heading encompasses a seemingly endless array of finance instruments, including convertible bonds, mandatory convertibles, reverse convertibles, preferred shares, ELKS, DECS and LYONs, Within each one of these instruments are found a wide range of variations and features. These include reset, negative pledge, screw and forced conversion clauses, as well as step up coupons, call schedules, call options with soft and hard protection, etc. The range of possibilities can seem bewildering, but it is this very flexibility which proves a huge attraction for investors, issuers and financial institutions. On the sell side companies issue these securities and corporate service departments advise on the type of options to include in them. On the buy side, investment managers seek to build portfolios with limited risk exposure using these securities and hedge funds utilize arbitrage opportunities between the convertible bond and the common share. The opportunities are endless but the seemingly labyrinthine complexities can prove daunting. The Handbook of Hybrid Instruments helps steer a clear path through the maze. Izzy Nelken has drawn together a team of experts to provide in-depth analysis of many o key issues that both sellers and buyers require in order to operate effectively and profitably. A general introduction is followed by specific information on key clauses and variations, valuation methods, the impact on a firm's value following the public issuance of convertibles, details on when an issuer should call a convertible and the impact of these provisions on the price, the difficult requirement of input data to make sense of the models, indexes and reset convertibles. Finally, a highly useful glossary is provided of all the key terms used in this field. The Handbook of Hybrid Instruments is an indispensable explanatory and analytical tool for all professionals looking for the latest thinking on convertibles from some of the world's leading experts.
Praise for the classic guide to gaining a psychological advantage in investment and trading The Investor's Quotient is destined to go down in history as the ultimate book on investor psychology ...it explains the psychology of a trader in clear and simple English ...and it teaches highly effective methods designed to improve the bottom line ... -Larry Williams, author Long-Term Secrets to Short-Term Trading The Investor's Quotient is a welcome breath of fresh air in what has been a too-long-avoided subject-the psychological reasons why some people win and most others lose in the commodity markets. More than that, Jake Bernstein proves in this book he is an excellent teacher, and clearly and candidly shows how greater knowledge of yourself can become your most effective trading tool. It's a must for every trader's library. -Leon Rose, Publisher Newsletter and Managed Account Reports Should be required reading for all traders and investors. It has helped immeasurably through the years ...I'd be lost without it. -Don Sarno, Former Director Commodities Educational Institute This is the classic book on investor psychology. It has paved the way to a new era of investor success and self-confidence ... -Steve Moore Moore Research Center ...convincing ...This thoroughgoing manual should help impulsive investors save money. -Publishers Weekly For updates on new and bestselling Wiley finance books: wiley.com/wbns
This book provides a comprehensive resource on all the main aspects of valuing and hedging interest rate products. A series of introductory chapters reviews the theoretical background, pointing out the problems in using na?ve valuation and implementation techniques. There follows a full analysis of interest rate models including major categories, such as affine, HJM and market models, and in addition, lesser well known types that include Consol, random field and jump-augmented models. Implementation methods are discussed in depth including the latest developments in the use of finite difference, lattice and Monte Carlo methods and their particular application to the valuation of interest rate derivatives. Containing previously unpublished material. Interest Rate Modelling is a key reference work both for practitioners developing and implementing models for real and for academics teaching and researching in the field. Interest Rate Modelling is an encyclopedic treatment of interest rates and their related financial derivatives. It combines advanced theory with extensive and down-to-earth data analysis in a way which is truly unique. For practitioners, students and scholars in the field, this impressive wok will be the standard reference for years to come. , Professor Tomas Bjork, , Stockholm School of Economics# ...an excellent book. I am particularly pleased by its breadth and range of topics...the reader is provided with an informative and readable exposition. , Dr Farshid Jamshidian, , NetAnalytic# I particularly like the strong emphasis on the practicalities and calibration of interest rate models. This book will be invaluable as a comprehensive reference to students, researchers, and practitioners. , Professor Francis Longstaff, , The Anderson School at UCLA# This is a carefully written, scholarly but fascinating presentation of the field of Interest Rate Modelling. It combines the best of two worlds: the rigour expected from finance in acamedia with the relevance expected from finance in practice. James and Webber are truly masters of their market since this book is surely a must-buy for both researchers and practitioners. If only all finance books were written with this care and attention to detail. , Dr Neil Johnson, , Clarendon Laboratory, Oxford# Today, interest rates are key economic instruments. This is a mammoth treatise and must surely rank as one of the most comprehensive available on the topic. Anyone interested in modelling or simulating the behaviour of interest rates, be they practitioner, economist, mathematician or new entrant to the subject, will find within a wealth of pertinent material. , Professor Peter Richmond, , Trinity College Dublin#
When it first published in spring 1998, Derivatives: The Wild Beast of Finance made bold predictions and recommendations for the future of global finance. Alfred Steinherr explained that, without effective risk management, the incredible explosion in the use and value of derivatives could destabilise the entire global market structure. His views and suggested solutions were not universally accepted. And then, suddenly, in the space of a few months many of the inherent dangers he set out became reality - the Asian crisis took a vicious toll on the tiger economies and the Russian bear collapsed, heralding the ultimate destruction of the most celebrated hedge fund of recent years - Long-Term Capital Management. The knock-on effect of the LTCM collapse was so severe that the US Fed was forced to intervene. In this extensively revised paperback edition, Alfred Steinherr brings the story up to date and uses the opportunity to analyse and reflect on the effectiveness of the solutions he offered first time around. Much of the more technical material from the original edition has been removed to produce a highly readable and thought-provoking explanation of the origins and benefits of global finance, while once again assessing the dangers - imagined and real - that still lurk within this fascinating world. Time alone will tell how much heed is taken this time. Alfred Steinherr has written a fascinating book that examines the role derivatives play in developing the world economy today, and the part they will have in shaping the financial markets of tomorrow. For practitioners, officials and students alike, Steinherr has provided a lively and informative canter through the world of derivatives. Investors Digest . a welcome departure from most texts on the topic. Books on derivatives seem either to be ludicrously sensationalist or steeped in higher level mathematics. In contrast, this work by Alfred Steinherr is both accessible and rigorous. Investment Adviser . will give a useful insight into the relationship between the derivatives market and the wider financial markets to the general reader. a highly informative read for those who really want to get to grips with what the derivatives markets are all about. The Investor Steinherr brings a lucid approach to a complex topic with this book [and] has produced a comprehensive overview which manages to combine a readable style with considerable detail and thought-provoking ideas for the future. European Fund Manager
One of the keys to investment success is the ability to identify the most promising companies in the leading industries. But that is not as simple as it sounds. Although most investors, portfolio managers, and finance students understand the basics of investment analysis, the dynamics of individual industries are more difficult to grasp since they can vary greatly from one industry to another. The Handbook of Canadian Security Analysis is the definitive guide to analyzing the industry sectors in the Toronto Stock Exchange 300 Composite Index. It gives you the analytical tools you need to measure profitability and stock potential in every major industry grouping of the Canadian market. This two-volume reference brings together - for the first time ever - advice from twenty-seven of Canada's top financial analysts. Each chapter gives practical, expert advice on what makes a particular industry tick: * industry overview * trends and developments * key performance measures * markets and competition * the regulatory environment * cyclical and seasonal influences, and much more. The Handbook of Canadian Security Analysis gives you a rare glimpse into the world of financial analysts: what they look for, and how they make their decisions. This distinguished group of financial experts share their vast experience and specialized knowledge on how to analyze specific industries to help you invest for success: * the factors that underlie analysts' stock selections * the analytical techniques, yardsticks, and tools of the trade used to value securities * the quantitative and qualitative factors to take into account when analyzing stocks in each particular industry * when to buy and sell individual securities * how and where to get more information on the industry.