Category: Reading List

Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives (10th Edition)

For courses in business, economics, and financial engineering and mathematics. The definitive guide to derivatives markets, updated with contemporary examples and discussionsKnown as “the bible” to business and economics professionals and a consistent best-seller, Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives gives readers a modern look at derivatives markets. By incorporating the industry’s hottest topics, such as the securitization

Think Python: How to Think Like a Computer Scientist

If you want to learn how to program, working with Python is an excellent way to start. This hands-on guide takes you through the language a step at a time, beginning with basic programming concepts before moving on to functions, recursion, data structures, and object-oriented design. This second edition and its supporting code have been

Python Crash Course: A Hands-On, Project-Based Introduction to Programming

Python Crash Course is a fast-paced, thorough introduction to Python that will have you writing programs, solving problems, and making things that work in no time. In the first half of the book, you’ll learn about basic programming concepts, such as lists, dictionaries, classes, and loops, and practice writing clean and readable code with exercises for

Learn Python 3 the Hard Way: A Very Simple Introduction to the Terrifyingly Beautiful World of Computers and Code (Zed Shaw's Hard Way Series)

You Will Learn Python 3! Zed Shaw has perfected the world’s best system for learning Python 3. Follow it and you will succeed—just like the millions of beginners Zed has taught to date! You bring the discipline, commitment, and persistence; the author supplies everything else. In Learn Python 3 the Hard Way, you’ll learn Python by working through 52

Volatility Trading, + Website

Popular guide to options pricing and position sizing for quanttraders In this second edition of this bestselling book, Sinclair offersa quantitative model for measuring volatility in order to gain anedge in everyday option trading endeavors. With an accessible,straightforward approach, he guides traders through the basics ofoption pricing, volatility measurement, hedging, money management,and trade evaluation. This

Trading and Exchanges: Market Microstructure for Practitioners

This book is about trading, the people who trade securities and contracts, the marketplaces where they trade, and the rules that govern it. Readers will learn about investors, brokers, dealers, arbitrageurs, retail traders, day traders, rogue traders, and gamblers; exchanges, boards of trade, dealer networks, ECNs (electronic communications networks), crossing markets, and pink sheets. Also

Finding Alphas: A Quantitative Approach to Building Trading Strategies

HOW TO IDENTIFY POTENTIAL PROFIT OPPORTUNITIES FROM MARKET BEHAVIORS OTHERS HAVE BEEN UNABLE TO QUANTIFY Finding Alphas seeks to teach you how to do one thing and do it well – design alphas. For financial engineers, quantitative researchers, investment analysts, and those aspiring to be quants, this is the guidebook for reliable, up-to-date coverage on the

Dual Momentum Investing: An Innovative Strategy for Higher Returns with Lower Risk

WINNER, Business: Personal Finance/Investing, 2014 USA Best Book Awards FINALIST, Business: Personal Finance/Investing, 2015 International Book Awards Dual Momentum Investing details the author's own momentum investing method that combines U.S. stock, non-U.S. stock, and aggregate bond indices--in a formula proven to dramatically increase profits while lowering risk. Antonacci reveals how momentum investors could have achieved long-run returns nearly