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    6 Weeks
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    $250 USD
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Learn about Derivatives, Futures, Swaps, and Options

About this course

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This course begins with an overview of derivatives where we'll cover the global derivatives market players and understand the usage of derivatives.

We'll also cover treasury futures and understand margin and margin requirements in this course before moving on to a look at the characteristics and features of swaps.

We'll learn the fundamentals of pricing interest rate swaps and be able to apply interest rate swaps to hedging situations.

We'll wrap up this course with a review of various option terminologies and understanding of swaptions.

This course is part 4 of the New York Institute of Finance's Capital Markets Professional Certificate.

What you'll learn

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  • Introduction to Derivatives
  • Overview ofFutures and Forwards
  • Introduction to Swaps and Options
  • M01: Introduction to Derivatives
  • M02:Futures and Forwards
  • M03:Swaps
  • M04:Options

Meet your instructors

Jack Farmer
New York Institute of Finance
Chris Thomas
NYIF Instructor
New York Institute of Finance