Risk Takers Uses and Abuses of Financial Derivatives

ISBN-10: 0321542568
ISBN-13: 9780321542564
Edition: 2nd 2009
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Description: KEY MESSAGE:nbsp; In an approachable, non-technical manner,Risk Takersbrings eight modern financial derivatives situations to life, fully exploring the context of each event and evaluating the outcomes. Primer on Derivatives; Employee Stock  More...

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List price: $60.60
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Addison Wesley
Publication date: 2/7/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.30" wide x 9.20" long x 0.45" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

KEY MESSAGE:nbsp; In an approachable, non-technical manner,Risk Takersbrings eight modern financial derivatives situations to life, fully exploring the context of each event and evaluating the outcomes. Primer on Derivatives; Employee Stock Options: What Every MBA Student Should Know; Roche Holding: The Company, Its Financial Strategy, and Bull Spread Warrants; Metallgesellschaft AG: Illusion of Profits and Losses; Reality of Cash Flows; Swaps That Shook an Industry: Procter & Gamble versus Bankers Trust; Orange County: The Largest Municipal Failure in U.S. History; Barings Bank PLC: Leesonrsquo;s Lessons; Long Term Capital Mismanagement: ldquo;JM & The Arb Boysrdquo;; Content TBD-Amaranth Advisors and/or Allied Irish Bank and/or Subprime Meltdown. For all readers interested in financial derivatives, options, futures, and risk management.

Dr. John E. Marthinsen is Professor of Economics and International Business at Babson College in Babson Park, MA, where he holds The Distinguished Chair in Swiss Economics of the Glavin Center for Global Entrepreneurial Leadership. Dr. Marthinsen received his B.A. from Lycoming College and both his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Connecticut. He has extensive consulting experience, working for both domestic and international companies, as well as for the U.S. government. Dr. Marthinsen served on the United Nations Association's Economic Policy Council and lectured at the University of Bern and University of Basel in Switzerland and the University of Nuremberg in Germany. John Marthinsen is a member of the Board of Directors for Givaudan SA, a Swiss-based flavors and fragrances company.

Primer on Derivatives
Employee
Stock Options: What Every MBA Student Should Know
Roche
Holding: The Company, Its Financial Strategy, and Bull Spread Warrants
Metallgesellschaft
AG: Illusion of Profits and Losses; Reality of Cash Flows
Swaps
That Shook an Industry: Procter & Gamble versus Bankers Trust
Orange
County: The Largest Municipal Failure in U.S. History
Barings
Bank PLC: Leeson s Lessons
Long
Term Capital Mismanagement: JM & The Arb Boys
Amaranth
Advisors LLC: Using Gas Futures to Bet on the Weather
More Nonlinear Functions and Equations
More Nonlinear Functions and Their Graphs
Polynomial Functions and Models
Division of Polynomials
Real Zeros of Polynomial Functions
The Fundamental Theorem of Algebra
Rational Functions and Models
More Equations and Inequalities
Radical Equations and Power Functions
Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
Combining Functions
Inverse Functions and Their Representations
Exponential Functions and Models
Logarithmic Functions and Models
Properties of Logarithms
Exponential and Logarithmic Equations
Constructing Nonlinear Models
Systems of Equations and Inequalities
Functions and Systems of Equations in Two Variables
Systems of Inequalities in Two Variables
Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables
Solutions to Linear Systems Using Matrices
Properties and Applications of Matrices
Inverses of Matrices
Determinants
Conic Sections
Parabolas
Ellipses
Hyperbolas
Further Topics in Algebra
Sequences
Series
Counting
The Binomial Theorem
Mathematical Induction
Probability?
Reference: Basic Concepts from Algebra and Geometry
Formulas from Geometry
Integer Exponents
Polynomial Expressions
Factoring Polynomials
Rational Expressions
Radical Notation and Rational Exponents
Radical Expressions
Modern Physics
Relativity
Quantum Physics
Atomic Physics
Nuclear Physics and Nuclear Radiation
Appendices

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