Fixed Income Securities 2E : Tools for Today's Markets
Fixed Income Securities, Second Edition presents the essential concepts and tools developed by today's most renowned and respected practi-tioners and academics, from convexity and the futures-forward difference through mean reversion and risk premium to arbitrage and risk-neutral pricing. Employing a step-by-step and user-friendly strategy to explain one of the financial world's most complex and competitive fields, Fixed Income Securities, Second Edition addresses many important topics on the pricing and hedging of fixed income securities, including:
Spot and Forward Interest Rates • Curve Fitting • Duration and Partial Durations • The Shape of the Term Structure • Short-Rate Models • Special Financing • Delivery Options • Floating Cash Flows • The Prepayment Option • And more
Fixed Income Securities, Second Edition approaches a theoretically demanding field from the working professional's point of view. This Second Edition adds a myriad of examples, applications, and case studies to illustrate the practical uses of difficult concepts. From swaps and options to butterfly spreads, spreads of spreads, and basis trades, this hands-on guide goes straight to the heart of fixed income knowledge and provides a template for trading and investing in the twenty-first-century marketplace.