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A contract that gives the owner the right, but not the obligation, to buy or sell a security at a fixed price in the future.
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Questions about models for the valuation of option contracts.
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A measure of the variation in price over time. Also a measure of the risk of a financial instrument.
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A temporal sequence of events measured at discrete points in time.
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Shares of stock traded in a stock market. Equities represent the residual claim or interest of the most junior class of investors in assets, after all liabilities are paid.
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a mathematical model used for pricing options.
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Securities which obligate the borrower/issuer to make payments on a fixed schedule. Fixed income securities include sovereign, corporate and municipal bonds, corporate loans, and securitized lending (…
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the rate at which interest is paid by a borrower (debtor) for the use of money that they borrow from a lender (creditor).
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The possibility that a negative event (such as a loss) will happen.
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Questions about handling, obtaining, generating, or analyzing all types of financial or economic data.
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The professional management of an investment portfolio of various securities (shares, bonds and other securities) in order to meet specified investment goals. The process includes the specification o…
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For questions about programming languages, implementation, and packages in quantitative finance. Note: question must be specific to quantitative finance and must necessitate knowledge of quantitati…
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An open source programming language and software environment for statistical computing and graphics.
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The volatility of the price of the underlying security that is implied by the market price of an option based on an option pricing model.
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The study of the collection, organization, analysis, and interpretation of data. Questions may deal with descriptive statistics, probability distributions, random variables, sampling, regression, den…
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Quantitative trading strategies use quantitative signals and a set of predefined systematic rules to make trading decisions. Strategies operate within parameters based on historical analysis (backtes…
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Market-data includes all questions relative to data acquisition for the different financial products. It can also include questions about how market data are computed.
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The identification, assessment, and prioritization of risks, followed by coordinated and economical application of resources to minimize, monitor, and control the probability and/or impact of unfortun…
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the profit on a particular investment; it includes any change in the asset value, interest, commission or dividends and so, all other cash-flows which an investors receive…
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Attempting to profit from short-term fluctuations in a security's price as opposed to investing in the security for use or income.
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a broad class of computational algorithms that rely on repeated random sampling to obtain numerical results.
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The foreign exchange market (forex, FX, or currency market) is a global, worldwide-decentralized financial market for trading currencies. Commonly traded instruments include spot, forward, swaps, futu…
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The selection of a best element from some set of available alternatives. Typically consists of maximizing or minimizing a real function by systematically choosing input values from within an allowed …
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The process of evaluating a strategy, theory, or model by applying it to historical data.
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A measure of the degree of linear association between a pair of random variables.
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Questions about futures contracts
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For questions dealing with market data sampled at high frequencies, such as tick data and intraday data.
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A theoretical framework for analyzing investment portfolios based on their expected return and risk.
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For questions citing or requesting references to academic and/or professional research.