Generally speaking, almost anything can be theoretically traded as a derivative. Regulatory bodies need to approve of the listing and there…

This is our Intro Python 1: Functions & String Formatting tutorial that will introduce functions in python and show one…

Let’s run through how to get Python up and running by installing Anaconda, one of its most popular distributions. Anaconda will…

There are many ways for portfolio managers to quantify and report on the riskiness of a given portfolio. Perhaps the…

What is Covariance? Covariance is simply the variance between the observations of two random variables. It should be clear both…

Today we’re going to break down a few of the many varieties of so-called “exotic” options that exist. Broadly speaking,…

Credit analysis is not entirely unlike equity research. In both cases the analyst is trying to answer questions about the…

Following up on Part I, we’re going to kill two birds with one stone and learn both how to simulate…

In parallel to our ongoing series introducing different Monte Carlo techniques I thought it would be fun to incorporate more…

If you haven’t read the first two posts introducing the concept of Monte Carlo simulations and running through a basic,…