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Introduction to Variance Swaps

16th April 2018 admin 0

The purpose of this article is to introduce the properties of variance swaps, and give insights into the hedging and valuation of these instruments from the particular lens of an option trader. Section 1 gives […]

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Not-so-complex Logarithms in the Heston Model

5th February 2018 admin 0

In Heston’s stochastic volatility framework [Heston 1993], semi-analytical formulæ for plain vanilla option prices can be derived. Unfortunately, these formulæ require the evaluation of logarithms with complex arguments during the involved inverse Fourier integration step. […]

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Six Degrees of Idiocy

22nd January 2018 admin 0

One of the classic works of poker, and risk management, is Herbert Yardley’s 1957 best-seller, The Education of a Poker Player, Including Where and How One Learns to Win. Yardley is an important transitional figure. […]

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Wilmott Magazine: January 2018 issue

12th January 2018 admin 0

Volume 2018, Issue 93. Pages 1–72 Every issue we bring you original material from some of the best columnists, educators and cutting-edge researchers. Subscribe here. In this issue: Bibliography “Contents,” Wilmott, vol. 2018, iss. 93, pp. […]

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Wilmott Magazine: November 2017 issue

26th November 2017 admin 0

Volume 2017, Issue 92. Pages 1–60 Every issue we bring you original material from some of the best columnists, educators and cutting-edge researchers. Subscribe here. In this issue: Bibliography “Contents,” Wilmott, vol. 2017, iss. 92, […]

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