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Rootless Vol

24th December 2018 Editor 0

Even if you started out clueless about the volatility σ , given a good enough measuring stick and fast enough hands you ought to be able to measure it quickly and accurately. In practice you […]

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Forecasting the Yield Curve with S-Plus

10th December 2018 Editor 0

Methods capable of forecasting the entire yield curve based on a time series extension of the Nelson-Siegel model Nelson and Siegel (1987) were suggested in the literature and compared to the non-parametric alternatives Diebold and […]

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Amaranthus Extermino

26th November 2018 Editor 0

On September 19, 2006 the hedge fund Amaranth Advisors of Greenwich, Connecticut announced that it had lost $6 billion, about two thirds of the $9.25 billion fund in less than two weeks, largely because it […]

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