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Callable Swaps, Snowballs, and Videogames: Wilmott Magazine Article
Claudio Albanese 765 Views

Although economically more meaningful than the alternatives, short rate models have been dismissed for financial engineering applications in favor of market models as the latter are more flexible and best suited to cluster computing implementations.

In this paper, we argue that the paradigm shift toward GPU architectures currently taking place in the high performance computing world can potentially change the situation and tilt the balance back in favor of a new generation of short rate models.

Which Free Lunch Would You Like Today, Sir?: Delta Hedging, Volatility Arbitrage and Optimal Portfolios
Riaz Ahmad and Paul Wilmott 6783 Views

In this paper we examine the statistical properties of the profit to be made from hedging vanilla options that are mispriced by the market and/or hedged using a delta based on different volatilities. We derive formulas for the expected profit and the variance of profit for single options and for portfolios of options on the same underlying. We suggest several ways to choose optimal portfolios.

V-FI Valuation of Financial Instruments Americas 2015 - 20-23 October | New York
V-FI Valuation of Financial Instruments Americas 2015

20-23 October | New York, TBC

15% Discount Available with VIP Code FKM63267WML - Register today!

The only Financial Valuation Summit for Buy-Side and Sell-Side Firms is back for 2015.
Take a look at the latest agenda to see details of the 6+ Regulators, our world-leading speaker line-up, case studies, panel sessions and the return of our Global Heads panel - plus much more.

Key Highlights at V-FI Americas 2015

Regulators' Panel: Regulatory Agenda for Valuation

Put your questions to leading US and international regulators on key priorities for Valuation teams for 2015:

Kris Shirley, U.S. SEC
Ilaria Vigano, BLOOMBERG
Carlo di Florio, FINRA

Content for Buy-Side and Sell-Side Firms

The 2015 V-FI Americas programme features dedicated content for both Banks and Hedge Funds, Private Equity and Asset Managers.

Choose between technical streams and workshops to explore the content most relevant to your firm and priorities:

Global Heads of Valuation Control Panel

New Heads of Valuation Control will join old hands for the annual discussion on the strategic direction of the Valuation Industry. Featuring:

Sal Fortunato, GOLDMAN SACHS
Peter Buckwalter, J P MORGAN
Tony Cirincione, MORGAN STANLEY
Tanveer Bhatti, CITI

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