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GCat: Basic Business
MCat: Finance
Cat: Derivatives

The use of derivatives and who is using them. Common misconceptions about the use of derivatives. The insurance industry's use of derivatives for managing risk. Non-derivatives risk management tactics and techniques.

15 Resources
10 Myths about Financial Derivatives [2824] ?

Article that examines common misconceptions about derivatives

Basics: Derivative Securities [37336] ?

Options, swaps, futures, MBSs, CDOs, and other derivatives

Basics: Derivatives [37319] ?

An introduction to the derivatives market

Basics: Five Equity Derivatives [37339] ?

Explains stock options, single stock futures, warrants, contract for difference and index return swaps

Basics: Forward Contract Examples [pdf] [37334] ?

Forwards, like other derivative securities, can be used to hedge risk

Basics: Options Trading Guide [37337] ?

Options are derivative instruments

Basics: Derivatives and Premiums [38522] ?

What are derivatives

Basics: Derivatives FAQ [12214] ?

Explanations of major derivative categories

Basics: Derivatives Glossary [38518] ?

Definition of terms in the derivatives and risk management business

Basics: Derivatives Terms [38519] ?

Derivatives terminology concepts

Basics: How Bank Derivatives Trading Operations Work [38520] ?

From the perspective of the derivatives dealer

Insights: Understanding Derivative Products [38523] ?

Advice about investing in derivatives

International Swaps and Derivatives Association [1023] ?

Represents participants in the privately negotiated derivatives industry

OTC Derivatives Documentation - ISDA [38517] ?

ISDA has pioneered efforts to identify and reduce the sources of risk in the derivatives and risk management business

Statistics: Derivatives Market [37322] ?

Exchange traded derivatives statistics


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