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This article shows how a simple parser environment in Excel/VBA could be used to perform single and multi-dimensional Monte Carlo. The clsMathParser is a class for math expression evaluation in Excel/VBA. We show that a […]

This article shows how a simple parser environment in Excel/VBA could be used to perform single and multi-dimensional Monte Carlo. The clsMathParser is a class for math expression evaluation in Excel/VBA. We show that a […]

The Libor Market Model of Brace Gatarek and Musiela (BGM) (1997) is the market standard model for pricing and hedging exotic interest rate derivatives. Its advantages include model parameters which are easy to interpret in […]

The fundamental concepts that shape modern capital structuring theory were first put together by Modigliani and Miller [M&M] (1958) in a series of propositions. These propositions have, for many years, dominated the thought process by […]

Winning has two parts: getting an edge and then betting well. The former simply means that investments have an advantage so $1 invested returns on average more than $1. The latter involves not overbetting, and […]

In Heston’s stochastic volatility framework [Heston 1993], semi-analytical formulæ for plain vanilla option prices can be derived. Unfortunately, these formulæ require the evaluation of logarithms with complex arguments during the involved inverse Fourier integration step. […]

One of the classic works of poker, and risk management, is Herbert Yardley’s 1957 best-seller, The Education of a Poker Player, Including Where and How One Learns to Win. Yardley is an important transitional figure. […]

We describe how we have designed and implemented a software architecture in C++ to model one-factor and multifactor option pricing problems. We pay attention to the fact that different kinds of applications have their own […]

With a global wealth of 256 trillion USD in 2016 and with an ongoing regime of extremely low interest rates, the task of efficient asset allocation is a challenging one. In this article we move […]

How can banks survive the upcoming years? The traditional business model no longer works because: 1. Low/negative interest rates: Interest rates in many major currencies (euros, CHF, JPY in particular) are low or even negative. […]

Two decades in the market have seen ITO33 firmly establish itself as the solution provider of choice for convertible bond specialists. This gold standard is delivered via Opscore, the firm’s front-office solution for pricing, hedging, […]

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