Much of my life as a so-called financial analyst has focused on understanding the abstract concept of the volatility surface.
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I’d heard good things about this book from my friends – they’d remarked that this booked helped them to translate financial modelling theory into practice.
This guide introduces the most significant financial ratios that investors use to gauge the health of a company.
Discover how a peculiar concept called Benford’s Law helps detect accounting and business fraud, and get an Excel spreadsheet to help with your financial sleuthing.
Investing in the stock market is risky, but you can tilt the odds in your favour with a strategy based on the F-Score.
Traditional investment performance benchmarks quantify how much investors could potentially lose, given the variance (or downside-variance) of the portfolio. These include the Sharpe Ratio and the Sortino Ratio, which generally favor…
Espen Gaarder Haug is an option pricing god. He’s passionate about derivatives, and in this book he’s documented almost every single option developed in the last 30 years.
A few months ago I wrote an article on the Black-Scholes formula and its effect on the direction of the financial markets over the last thirty years. I’ve just stumbled…
This article provides an Excel spreadsheet to calculate downside deviation (including VBA and a matrix formula). It also discusses why downside deviation is a better risk measure than the standard…