Dynamic Hedging: Managing Vanilla and Exotic Options, by Nassim Nicholas Taleb provides a real-world methodology for managing portfolios containing any nonlinear security. This book presents risks from the vantage point of the option market maker and arbitrage operator.
The one book about derivatives risk written by skilled trader with theoretical coaching, it remolds option concept to fit the practitioner’s environment. As a larger share of market publicity cannot be correctly captured by mathematical fashions, noted option arbitrageur Nassim Taleb uniquely covers each on-mannequin and off-mannequin derivatives risks.
The creator discusses, in plain English, vital issues, including generalized choice, which encompasses all instruments with convex payoff, together with a trader’s potential bonus and the techniques for buying and selling unique choices, together with binary, barrier, multiasset, and Asian choices, as well as methods to bear in mind the wrinkles of precise, non-bellshaped distributions.
Market dynamics are seen from the practitioner’s vantage point, including liquidity holes, portfolio insurance coverage, squeezes, fats tails, volatility floor, GARCH, curve evolution, static choice replication, correlation instability, Pareto-Levy, regime shifts, autocorrelation of price adjustments, and the extreme flaws in the worth at risk method.
Dynamic Hedging, by Nassim Nicholas Taleb describes new tools to detect risks, comparable to larger moment evaluation, topography publicity, and nonparametric methods with the trail dependence of all choices hedged dynamically. This book is replete with helpful tools, market anecdotes, at-a-look threat management rules distilling years of market lore, and vital definitions.
The book incorporates modules wherein the elemental arithmetic of derivatives, such as the Brownian motion, Ito’s lemma, the numeraire paradox, the Girsanov change of measure, and the Feynman-Kac answer are presented in intuitive practitioner’s language. It is an indispensable and definitive reference for market makers, teachers, finance college students, threat managers, and regulators.
Dynamic Hedging: Managing Vanilla and Exotic Options (Wiley Finance) [Hardcover]
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Wiley; 1 edition