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04/03/2007 Entry: "Hedging Your way to Happiness ..."
Hedging Your way to Happiness ...
Nassim Taleb's advice books are getting some great plays and reviews:
Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets
The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable
The Volatility Surface: A Practitioner's Guide
Dynamic Hedging: Managing Vanilla and Exotic Options
you might want to check them out ...
from the A source "About the Author -- Nassim Nicholas Taleb has devoted his life to immersing himself in problems of luck, uncertainty, probability, and knowledge. Part literary essayist, part empiricist, part no-nonsense mathematical trader, he is currently taking a break as Deanís Professor in the Sciences of Uncertainty at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. His last book, the bestseller Fooled by Randomness, has been published in nineteen languages."
other related items ....
* Option Volatility & Pricing: Advanced Trading Strategies and Techniques by Sheldon Natenberg
* Inside Volatility Arbitrage : The Secrets of Skewness by Alireza Javaheri
* Volatility and Correlation: The Perfect Hedger and the Fox (Wiley Finance) by Riccardo Rebonato
* The Complete Guide to Option Pricing Formulas by Espen Gaarder Haug