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STT 888  Stochastic Models in Finance

Semester:
Spring of every year
Credits:
Total Credits: 3   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 3
Recommended Background:
STT 441 or STT 861
Description:
Stochastic models used in pricing financial derivatives. Discrete-time models, Brownian motion, stochastic integrals and Ito's formula, the basic Black-Scholes model, risk neutral distribution, European and American options, exotic options, the interest rate market, futures and interest rate options.
Semester Alias:
STT 887
Effective Dates:
FALL 2001 - SUMMER 2007


STT 888  Stochastic Models in Finance

Semester:
Spring of even years
Credits:
Total Credits: 3   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 3
Recommended Background:
STT 441 or STT 861
Description:
Stochastic models used in pricing financial derivatives. Discrete-time models. Brownian motion. Stochastic integrals and Ito's formula. Basic Black-Scholes model. Risk neutral distribution. European and American options. Exotic options. Interest rate market, futures, and interest rate options.
Semester Alias:
STT 887
Effective Dates:
FALL 2007 - Open