The Investor’s Guidebook to Derivatives


Written for the professional market, but accessible enough for the individual investor


This book is designed to help demystify this sometimes complex world, and show how derivatives can be “used for both good and evil”. The products reviewed include: Forward Contracts, Futures Contracts, and most importantly, the ever evolving SWAPS market. Specifically, Interest Rate, Credit Default, Total Return, FX, Equity and Esoterics are reviewed. This manual also discusses various pricing models, and strategies.