Risk Takers: Uses and Abuses of Financial Derivatives (Paperback)

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Risk Takers: Uses and Abuses of Financial Derivatives goes to the heart of the arcane and largely misunderstood world of derivative finance and makes it accessible to everyone--even novice readers. Marthinsen takes us behind the scenes, into the back alleyways of corporate finance and derivative trading, to provide a bird's-eye view of the most shocking financial disasters of the past quarter century.

The book draws on real-life stories to explain how financial derivatives can be used to create or to destroy value. In an approachable, non-technical manner, Marthinsen brings these financial derivatives situations to life, fully exploring the context of each event, evaluating their outcomes, and bridging the gap between theory and practice.

About the Author


John E. Marthinsen, Babson College, MA


Product Details
ISBN: 9781547416097
ISBN-10: 1547416092
Publisher: de Gruyter
Publication Date: May 7th, 2018
Pages: 386
Language: English