Homunculus Reticulli

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May
4
comment VaR implementation using quantlib?
@LuigiBallabio: re type of VaR: historical simulation VaR. The system is a proprietary (internally developed) one we use for trading. HTH.
May
3
asked VaR implementation using quantlib?
Mar
4
accepted Modified bisection formula for deriving implied volatility for a dividend paying american option
Mar
4
revised How to calculate COMPOSITE underlying implied volatility from ATM (near month) option prices?
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Mar
4
accepted Is there a measure for the 'degree' of cointegration
Mar
4
asked Modified bisection formula for deriving implied volatility for a dividend paying american option
Mar
4
answered How to calculate COMPOSITE underlying implied volatility from ATM (near month) option prices?
Mar
4
comment How to calculate COMPOSITE underlying implied volatility from ATM (near month) option prices?
Thanks for your answer. Its not the smile that I want to calculate (as I mentioned earlier, I am working with only ATM options - so at the most, I am working with two strikes [if the underlying lies between two strikes]). I am looking to find a way to calculate a SINGLE number from the ATM calls and puts (using some kind of weighting). The more I think of it, since I am only dealing with two strikes at the most, a simple linear interpolation will do - although I may probably weight the vols by Open Interest
Mar
3
asked How to calculate COMPOSITE underlying implied volatility from ATM (near month) option prices?
Feb
10
asked Why are there so many different ways of calculating historical volatility
Feb
6
comment Calculating log returns using R
@PatrickBurns: +1 for your input. I preferred your more succinct syntax. Would have accepted that as an answer.
Feb
6
accepted Calculating log returns using R
Feb
6
awarded  Editor
Feb
6
revised Calculating log returns using R
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Feb
6
asked Calculating log returns using R
Jan
31
accepted A gentle introduction to cointegration
Jan
31
asked A gentle introduction to cointegration
Jan
31
asked Is there a measure for the 'degree' of cointegration
Jan
3
comment How to 'calibrate' simple pricing models for equity index options and equity options?
Hi Tal, thanks for your feedback. I will use it as a starting point for any subsequent investigation.
Jan
3
awarded  Scholar