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MATH:4250 Introduction to Financial Mathematics

How to Access Your Textbook as an Ebook

Your required text is:  A Course in Derivative Securities: Introduction to Theory and Computation, by Kerry Black 

It is available as an Ebook through the University Libraries on SpringerLink.  You can access it at this url (if you are off-campus you will be asked to login with your HawkID):  link.springer.com/book/10.1007%2F3-540-27900-8

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You can also download parts or all of the book.  Either use the links below, or go to the book page at SpringerLink link.springer.com/book/10.1007%2F3-540-27900-8.  Just click on the PDF links (if you are off-campus you will be asked to login with your HawkID).

Table of Contents (14 Chapters)

  • Front Matter

    Pages I-XV

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  • Introduction to Option Pricing

    1. Asset Pricing Basics

      Pages 3-25

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    2. Continuous-Time Models

      Pages 27-48

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    3. Black-Scholes

      Pages 49-69

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    4. Estimating and Modelling Volatility

      Pages 71-85

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    5. Introduction to Monte Carlo and Binomial Models

      Pages 87-108

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  • Advanced Option Pricing

    1. Foreign Exchange

      Pages 111-127

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    2. Forward, Futures, and Exchange Options

      Pages 129-153

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    3. Exotic Options

      Pages 155-196

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    4. More on Monte Carlo and Binomial Valuation

      Pages 197-218

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    5. Finite Difference Methods

      Pages 219-233

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  • Fixed Income

    1. Fixed Income Concepts

      Pages 237-251

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    2. Introduction to Fixed Income Derivatives

      Pages 253-264

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    3. Valuing Derivatives in the Extended Vasicek Model

      Pages 265-294

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    4. A Brief Survey of Term Structure Models

      Pages 295-317

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  • Back Matter

    Pages 319-355

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