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Volatility: Time and Black–Scholes–Merton

23rd April 2017 Editor 0

The formalism of Black–Scholes–Merton knows of no such thing as the past or the future. When it models the stochastic process of the underlying asset price as Brownian motion and symbolizes its volatility by σ, […]

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Automatic Differentiation for the Greeks

16th April 2017 Editor 0

The sensitivities of the value of an option to the model parameters, a.k.a. “the Greeks,” are crucial to understanding the risk of an option position, as well as tasks such as model calibration. Outside a […]

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Wilmott Magazine: March 2017 issue

12th April 2017 admin 0

Volume 2017, Issue 88. Pages 1–60 Every issue we bring you original material from some of the best columnists, educators and cutting-edge researchers. In this issue: Bibliography “Contents,” Wilmott, vol. 2017, iss. 88, pp. 1-1, […]

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Product Risk Classification

9th April 2017 Editor 0

What is the PRC? The product risk classification (PRC) is a risk indicator that is based on quantitative models. It allows us to compare the financial risk of investment products of different kinds and asset […]