Quantitative Finance for Physicists : An Introduction (2academic Press Advanced Finance Series)
Anatoly B. SchmidtISBN: 012088464X; 9780120884643;
Book DescriptionWith more and more physicists and physics students exploring the possibility of utilizing their advanced math skills for a career in the finance industry, this much-needed book quickly introduces them to fundamental and advanced finance principles and methods. Quantitative Finance for Physicists provides a short, straightforward introduction for those who already have a background in physics. Find out how fractals, scaling, chaos, and other physics concepts are useful in analyzingfinancial time series. Learn about key topics in quantitative finance such as option pricing, portfolio management, and risk measurement. This book provides the basic knowledge in finance required to enable readers with physics backgrounds to move successfully into the financial industry. * Short, self-contained book for physicists to master basic concepts and quantitative methods of finance * Growing fieldmany physicists are moving into finance positions because of the...