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Frequently asked questions in quantitative finance [electronic resource] :including key models, important formul�, popular contracts, essays and opinions, a history of quantitative finance, sundry lists, the commonest mistakes in quant finance, brainteasers, plenty of straight-talking, the Modellers' Manifesto and lots more / Paul Wilmott.

By: Wilmott, Paul.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Chichester, U.K. : Wiley, 2009Edition: 2nd ed.Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 608 p.) : col. ill.ISBN: 9780470682753 (electronic bk.); 0470682752 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Finance -- Mathematical models | Investments -- Mathematical models | Options (Finance) -- Mathematical models | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Investments & Securities -- GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 332.601/5118 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Quantitative finance timeline -- FAQs -- Financial modelers' manifesto -- Essays -- Commonest mistakes in quantitative finance -- The most popular probability distributions -- Twelve different ways to derive Black-Scholes -- Models and equations -- Black-Scholes and Greeks -- Common contracts -- Popular quant books -- Popular word search -- Brainteasers -- Paul & Dominic's guide to getting a quant job -- Certificate in quantitative finance.
Summary: Paul Wilmott, London UK is a researcher, consultant and lecturer in quantitative finance. He is founder of Wilmott Associates, a financial consultancy and training firm, from. which he publishes Wilmott magazine. He is one of the world's leading experts on quantitative finance and derivatives and is renowned for his criticism of popular models and concepts and for his unique, informal writing style. In this second edition of Frequently Asked Questions in Quantitative Finance I continue in my mission to pull quant finance up from the dumbed-down depths, and to drag it back down to earth from t.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Quantitative finance timeline -- FAQs -- Financial modelers' manifesto -- Essays -- Commonest mistakes in quantitative finance -- The most popular probability distributions -- Twelve different ways to derive Black-Scholes -- Models and equations -- Black-Scholes and Greeks -- Common contracts -- Popular quant books -- Popular word search -- Brainteasers -- Paul & Dominic's guide to getting a quant job -- Certificate in quantitative finance.

Paul Wilmott, London UK is a researcher, consultant and lecturer in quantitative finance. He is founder of Wilmott Associates, a financial consultancy and training firm, from. which he publishes Wilmott magazine. He is one of the world's leading experts on quantitative finance and derivatives and is renowned for his criticism of popular models and concepts and for his unique, informal writing style. In this second edition of Frequently Asked Questions in Quantitative Finance I continue in my mission to pull quant finance up from the dumbed-down depths, and to drag it back down to earth from t.

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Frequently asked questions in quantitative finance by Wilmott, Paul. ©2009

Wiley, (Chichester, U.K. :) 1 online resource (xiv, 608 p.) : col. ill. 56

Frequently asked questions in quantitative finance by Wilmott, Paul. ©2007

John Wiley, (Chichester, England ; | Hoboken, NJ :) 1 online resource (xv, 412 p.) : ill. 56

Frequently asked questions in quantitative finance by Wilmott, Paul. ©2007

John Wiley, (Chichester, England ; | Hoboken, NJ :) 1 online resource (xv, 412 p.) : ill. 56

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