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New York Institute of Finance

Derivatives

New York Institute of Finance via edX Professional Certificate

Overview

Develop a comprehensive, practical understanding of derivative instruments including market conventions, contract specifications, valuation, trading strategies and the regulation of derivatives markets.

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Syllabus

Courses under this program:
Course 1: Forwards and Futures

Develop a comprehensive, practical understanding of forwards and futures including market conventions, contract specifications, valuation, and trading strategies



Course 2: Swaps Fundamentals

Develop an understanding of the basic financial theories and concepts relevant to swaps.



Course 3: FX Markets Derivatives, Cross Currency Swaps, and Credit Derivatives

Learn about Credit Default Swaps (CDS) and other factors used in pricing and trading credit default products.



Course 4: Option Contracts, Participants, Strategies, and Pricing

Learn about the basics of option pricing, discounting, future valuing, and the Law of No-arbitrage.



Course 5: Greeks, American Options and Volatility

Learn about Greeks, American Options, and Volatility.



Course 6: Derivatives Professional Certificate Examination

Complete the required exam to earn your professional certificate in Derivatives from the New York Institute of Finance.



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Taught by

Jack Farmer

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