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Financial Engineering and Risk Management Part I

FREE COURSE: Financial Engineering and Risk Management Part I

Created by Columbia University, this course ranges concepts from finance, economics, mathematics, statistics, engineering and computational methods. The main focus if the course is on financial engineering and risk management, where the use of simple stochastic models to price derivative securities in various asset classes including equities, fixed income, credit and mortgage-backed securities is also […]

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10 Essential Risk Management Videos

10 Essential Risk Management Videos – Part 1

This article includes a series of Risk Management videos, covering several topics which are relevant specially for Market Risk professionals. The videos included cover the following topics (click on the different topics below to access directly the embedded video). Forwards Futures Hedging Hedging with Futures Put options Call options Put-Call Parity Combining Payoffs Payoffs Total […]

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The Universal Principle of Risk Management: Pooling and the Hedging of Risks

VIDEO: The Universal Principle of Risk Management: Pooling and the Hedging of Risks

Statistics and mathematics underlie the theories of finance. Probability Theory and various distribution types are important to understanding finance. Risk management, for instance, depends on tools such as variance, standard deviation, correlation, and regression analysis. Financial analysis methods such as present values and valuing streams of payments are fundamental to understanding the time value of […]

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