Derivatives by New York Institute of Finance
Skills Covered: Swaps, Markets Derivatives, Forwards, Financial Forwards, Futures Valuation, Commodity Markets, Cross Currency Swaps, Equity Swaps, Cross-Currency Swaps, Credit Derivatives, Exchange Markets, Managing FX Risk, Deliverable Forwards, Non-Deliverable Forwards, Asset Swaps, Credit Derivative, Credit Indices, Option Contracts, Participants, Strategies, Pricing, American Options and Volatility, Monte Carlo Simulation, Volatility
ABOUT THIS PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION
Develop a comprehensive, practical understanding of derivative instruments including market conventions, contract specifications, valuation, trading strategies and the regulation of derivatives markets.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
- Learn to price forward and futures contracts.
- Be familiar with futures contract specifications and market conventions.
- Understand the valuation of a variety of swap contracts.
- Learn how to extract credit risk measures from CDS spreads and asset swap spreads.
- Understand common trading strategies using futures, forwards, swaps and options.
- Develop a conceptual understanding of the Black-Scholes-Merton option valuation model.
- Use option sensitivities (the Greeks) to determine the impact of changing model parameters on option prices.
- Understand basic hedge accounting using futures, forwards, swaps and options.
- Employment of securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents is projected to grow 4 percent from 2019 to 2029, about as fast as the average for all occupations.
- The base salary for Derivatives Analyst ranges from $47,479 to $82,604 with the average base salary of $62,592. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $50,237 to $92,922.
- Career prospects for people with similar training Derivatives Analyst, Bond Sales Manager, Equities Trade Support, Analyst.
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