Derivative Products I
Students explore the fundamental characteristics, features, and applications of derivative products. Particular attention is paid to options pricing and the examination of the Black-Scholes and Binomial models.
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Traders, sales and business development professionals, back office staff, financial analysts, auditors and compliance staff.
After completing this module, you'll be able to:
- Identify who the market participants are that presently use derivative products.
- Identify what markets are derivative products (futures, options and swaps) and on what underlying assets these derivatives are based.
- Explain how these various market participants use derivative products and for what purpose.
- Demonstrate how to price futures contracts.
Futures and Forwards
Interest Rate Swaps
Options, Caps, Floors & Swaptions
CPE Credits 7
No advance preparation required.
Fundamentals of the Securities Industry or equivalent knowledge, 2 - 3 years financial markets experience working for a bank or brokerage firm who is currently in the derivatives business. You will need a financial calculator with the following specific functions: 1.) The e(x) (the Exponent e) function; 2) The Ln (the Natural Logarithm) function