For undergraduate courses in economics, agricultural, and applied economics. For upper level introductory courses on futures and options markets. Courses may be taught out of the school of business or the school of agriculture.
This text provides an economic understanding of the development and operation of futures and options markets with numerous real world examples. It is up-to-date in material and provides students with an intuitive explanation of the complicated nature of futures and options markets.
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Futures and Options Markets- An Introduction provides the reader with an economic understanding of the development and operation of futures and options markets. Starting with the fundamentals of agricultural futures, the text advances the reader through the exciting development of financial futures and options, including currencies and equity indexes. Utilizing real-world examples, this text brings the markets to life by explaining how and why these markets function and how they are used to manage market risk. Some features include-
Separate chapters on fundamental and technical analysis
Real-world examples, providing practical applications of the complicated theory of how futures and options markets perform
Market efficiency section explaining the debate and provides empirical evidence from economic research
Internet sites found throughout various chapters help the reader keep current with the markets
Discussion problems and questions reinforcing concepts learned in each chapter
A balanced coverage of material on both commodity and financial markets
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110135983681