Mastering Financial Calculations: A step-by-step guide to the mathematics of financial market instruments, 2nd Edition
Product Author Bios
Bob Steiner is Managing Director for Markets International and is an experienced financial trainer and consultant. He runs specialist courses for many financial institutions and investment banks and is also a Trainer for the ACI.
For more information on Bob's training activities, see www.markets-international.com
The lastest edition of Mastering Financial Calculations is the definitive guide to explaining key financial concepts and mathematical techniques in a clear and comprehensive manner.
New to this edition is its coverage on recent developments in financial instruments, with fully updated explanations on mastering the essential calculations and financial techniques behind the money markets. This includes discussions on interest rates and currency swaps, foreign exchange and cash flow analysis.
Whether you are a trader, fund manager, corporate treasurer, risk manager, or market student, this book gives you the knowledge to manipulate and apply these techniques with speed and confidence.
The Mastering Series
are your practical guides to gaining the knowledge you need to succeed in the financial world. With the very latest practical examples, exercises and templates used throughout for ease of understanding, The Mastering Series covers every aspect of the topic from the basic essential skills you need to perform your job effectively to the more advanced skills to get you to the top. Written by practitioners for practitioners, these books give you just what you need - and nothing more - to succeed in finance. Several of the titles also come with companion CDs to allow you to put the book's ideas into action straightaway.
The Mastering Series: Practical, comprehensive, essential.
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The basis for all investmentand business decision making...,
This review is from: Mastering Financial Calculations: A step-by-step guide to the mathematics of financial market instruments (2nd Edition) (Paperback)Making investment decisions, whether it is to buy stock A vs. stock B, to allocate more money to stocks vs. bonds, or whether it is better to buy out a competitor vs. start up new operations from scratch, requires metrics that enable rational comparisons of the risks vs. the rewards.
This book is great for people who are interested in improving their business decision making. It starts with the absolute basics--the time value of money, and builds upon that to develop models for bond valuation, interest rate forwards and swaps, futures, repurchases (repos), on up to foreign exchange and options pricing models.
If you are a fundamentalist, much of this won't be new to you. If you are technical analyst who develops quantitative trading models, this is essential information to have, as you will know what information fundamentalists consider important, and how it may impact the market you trade.
If you are a manager of some sort, and want to understand... Read more
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