The Mathematics of Arbitrage Book
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The Mathematics of Arbitrage


  • Author : Freddy Delbaen
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2006-02-14
  • Genre: Mathematics
  • Pages : 371
  • ISBN 10 : 3540312994
  • Total Read : 68
  • File Size : 14,9 Mb

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The Mathematics of Arbitrage Summary:

Proof of the "Fundamental Theorem of Asset Pricing" in its general form by Delbaen and Schachermayer was a milestone in the history of modern mathematical finance and now forms the cornerstone of this book. Puts into book format a series of major results due mostly to the authors of this book. Embeds highest-level research results into a treatment amenable to graduate students, with introductory, explanatory background. Awaited in the quantitative finance community.

Arbitrage Theory in Continuous Time Book

Arbitrage Theory in Continuous Time


  • Author : Tomas Björk
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2009-08-06
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 525
  • ISBN 10 : 9780199574742
  • Total Read : 61
  • File Size : 19,6 Mb

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Arbitrage Theory in Continuous Time Summary:

This accessible introduction to the mathematical underpinnings of finance concentrates on the probabilistic theory of continuous arbitrage pricing of financial derivatives. It includes a solved example for every new technique presented, numerous exercises, and a Further Reading list in each chapter.

Portfolio Theory and Arbitrage  A Course in Mathematical Finance Book

Portfolio Theory and Arbitrage A Course in Mathematical Finance


  • Author : Ioannis Karatzas
  • Publisher : American Mathematical Soc.
  • Release Date : 2021-09-20
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 309
  • ISBN 10 : 9781470465988
  • Total Read : 89
  • File Size : 18,8 Mb

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Portfolio Theory and Arbitrage A Course in Mathematical Finance Summary:

This book develops a mathematical theory for finance, based on a simple and intuitive absence-of-arbitrage principle. This posits that it should not be possible to fund a non-trivial liability, starting with initial capital arbitrarily near zero. The principle is easy-to-test in specific models, as it is described in terms of the underlying market characteristics; it is shown to be equivalent to the existence of the so-called “Kelly” or growth-optimal portfolio, of the log-optimal portfolio, and of appropriate local martingale deflators. The resulting theory is powerful enough to treat in great generality the fundamental questions of hedging, valuation, and portfolio optimization. The book contains a considerable amount of new research and results, as well as a significant number of exercises. It can be used as a basic text for graduate courses in Probability and Stochastic Analysis, and in Mathematical Finance. No prior familiarity with finance is required, but it is assumed that readers have a good working knowledge of real analysis, measure theory, and of basic probability theory. Familiarity with stochastic analysis is also assumed, as is integration with respect to continuous semimartingales.

Market Consistent Prices Book

Market Consistent Prices


  • Author : Pablo Koch-Medina
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-07-16
  • Genre: Mathematics
  • Pages : 446
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030397241
  • Total Read : 66
  • File Size : 17,8 Mb

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Market Consistent Prices Summary:

Arbitrage Theory provides the foundation for the pricing of financial derivatives and has become indispensable in both financial theory and financial practice. This textbook offers a rigorous and comprehensive introduction to the mathematics of arbitrage pricing in a discrete-time, finite-state economy in which a finite number of securities are traded. In a first step, various versions of the Fundamental Theorem of Asset Pricing, i.e., characterizations of when a market does not admit arbitrage opportunities, are proved. The book then focuses on incomplete markets where the main concern is to obtain a precise description of the set of “market-consistent” prices for nontraded financial contracts, i.e. the set of prices at which such contracts could be transacted between rational agents. Both European-type and American-type contracts are considered. A distinguishing feature of this book is its emphasis on market-consistent prices and a systematic description of pricing rules, also at intermediate dates. The benefits of this approach are most evident in the treatment of American options, which is novel in terms of both the presentation and the scope, while also presenting new results. The focus on discrete-time, finite-state models makes it possible to cover all relevant topics while requiring only a moderate mathematical background on the part of the reader. The book will appeal to mathematical finance and financial economics students seeking an elementary but rigorous introduction to the subject; mathematics and physics students looking for an opportunity to get acquainted with a modern applied topic; and mathematicians, physicists and quantitatively inclined economists working or planning to work in the financial industry.

Introduction to the Mathematics of Finance Book

Introduction to the Mathematics of Finance


  • Author : Steven Roman
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-12-01
  • Genre: Mathematics
  • Pages : 356
  • ISBN 10 : 9781441990051
  • Total Read : 72
  • File Size : 9,6 Mb

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Introduction to the Mathematics of Finance Summary:

An elementary introduction to probability and mathematical finance including a chapter on the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM), a topic that is very popular among practitioners and economists. Dr. Roman has authored 32 books, including a number of books on mathematics, such as Coding and Information Theory, Advanced Linear Algebra, and Field Theory, published by Springer-Verlag.

An Introduction to the Mathematics of Financial Derivatives Book
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An Introduction to the Mathematics of Financial Derivatives


  • Author : Salih N. Neftci
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2000-06-02
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 527
  • ISBN 10 : 9780125153928
  • Total Read : 91
  • File Size : 18,6 Mb

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An Introduction to the Mathematics of Financial Derivatives Summary:

A step-by-step explanation of the mathematical models used to price derivatives. For this second edition, Salih Neftci has expanded one chapter, added six new ones, and inserted chapter-concluding exercises. He does not assume that the reader has a thorough mathematical background. His explanations of financial calculus seek to be simple and perceptive.

Mathematical Finance Book

Mathematical Finance


  • Author : Ernst Eberlein
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-12-03
  • Genre: Mathematics
  • Pages : 772
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030261061
  • Total Read : 79
  • File Size : 12,8 Mb

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Mathematical Finance Summary:

Taking continuous-time stochastic processes allowing for jumps as its starting and focal point, this book provides an accessible introduction to the stochastic calculus and control of semimartingales and explains the basic concepts of Mathematical Finance such as arbitrage theory, hedging, valuation principles, portfolio choice, and term structure modelling. It bridges thegap between introductory texts and the advanced literature in the field. Most textbooks on the subject are limited to diffusion-type models which cannot easily account for sudden price movements. Such abrupt changes, however, can often be observed in real markets. At the same time, purely discontinuous processes lead to a much wider variety of flexible and tractable models. This explains why processes with jumps have become an established tool in the statistics and mathematics of finance. Graduate students, researchers as well as practitioners will benefit from this monograph.

Markets with Transaction Costs Book

Markets with Transaction Costs


  • Author : Yuri Kabanov
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2009-12-04
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 294
  • ISBN 10 : 9783540681212
  • Total Read : 88
  • File Size : 6,9 Mb

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Markets with Transaction Costs Summary:

The book is the first monograph on this highly important subject.