The market for credit derivatives----financial instruments designed to transfer credit risk from one party to another----has grown exponentially in recent years, with volume expected to reach more than $4.8 trillion by 2004. With demand increasing from the private sector for finance professionals trained in the opportunities----and dangers----inherent in this fast--changing market, finance courses are already springing up to meet this need. Credit Derivatives: * Explains the field of credit derivatives to business students with a background in finance * Cites real--world examples throughout, reinforced by end--of--chapter questions and internet links to pricing models * Provides a concise overview of the field that is ideal for instructors seeking to supplement traditional derivatives course material, as well as those looking to offer a stand--alone course on credit derivatives.
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(250mm x 178mm x 19mm)
Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Author Biography - Gunter Meissner
Gunter Meissner is Professor of Finance at Hawaii Pacific University, and is author of Outperform the Dow: Using Options, Futures, and Portfolio Strategies to Beat the Market (Wiley, 2000). He is also Founder and President of Derivatives Software.