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Understanding and simulating the jumps in Merton's Jump-Diffusion SDE?

I found this great post deriving the solution to the Merton Jump-Diffusion SDE $$S_t = S_0\exp\left(\left(\mu - \frac{\sigma^2}{2}\right)t + \sigma W_t\right)\prod_{j=0}^{N_t}V_j$$ The first part of ...
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Black-Scholes formula for Poisson jumps

For underlying asset $$d S = r S dt + \sigma S d W + (J-1)Sd N$$ here $W$ is a Brownian motion, $N(t)$ is Poisson process with intensity $\lambda.$ Suppose $J$ is log-normal with standard deviation $\...
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Solution for a SDE for a Bond found in Bugard & Kjaer

I'm going over the paper -Partial Differential Equation Representation of Derivatives with Bilateral Counterparty Risk and Funding Costs- from Burgard and Kjaer. There the following SDE is given for ...
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Formal proof market incompleteness under jump diffusion

Does anyone have formal proof of markets incompleteness under jump diffusion ? I am familiar with the intuitive approach as mentioned in Tankov (delta), yet I am looking for a formal approach and ...
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Risk neutral measure for jump processes

Assume we model the dynamics of a tradable asset as follows $$ S_t = S_0 \exp\left[\sigma W_t +(\alpha-\beta\lambda-\frac{1}{2}\sigma^2)t+J_t \right] $$ where $W_t$ is a standard Brownian motion ...
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Merton's jump diffusion

Can someone help me finding the expected value of the solution to Merton's jump diffusion model: \begin{align} S_t &= S_0 \exp \left( \left(r - \frac{\sigma^2}{2} - \lambda k \right) t + \sigma ...
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Variance of the log returns in jump diffusion with time-varying jump sizes

I'm trying to calculate the variance $\mathrm{var}\left(\log\frac{S\left(t\right)}{S\left(0\right)}\right)$, where the dynamics of the stock $S$ follows a jump-diffusion process given by $$\frac{dS\...
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Expected Value of Mean-Reverting Jump Process

I cant see the link between my method of calculation and the method done in the book Cartea and Jaimungal (Algorithmic and High Frequency Trading, page 220.) We have a mean-reverting process $$d\mu_t=-...
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Simulate double exponential process with correlated jumps?

So, I'm trying to simulate a correlated double exponential jump process for two assets, and I understand the pure exponential jump process ($\eta_1$ and $\eta_2$, the probability of an upward jump ...
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What is the intuition behind "jumps" causing volatility skew?

Some models use jumps as a way to explain volatility skew. I understand that if jumps exist, then you are "mishedged" as you no longer can continuously hedge. Options have a gamma component and ...
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Bond PDE under an Affine Jump Diffusion model

Under the Jump extended Vasicek model, the dynamics of the short rate are as follow : $$dr_t=\kappa(\theta-r_t)dt+\sigma\sqrt{r_t}\,dW_t+d\left(\sum\limits_{i=1}^{N_t}\,J_i\right)$$ where $N_t$ ...
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Pricing the discount zero-coupon bond under a jump-diffusion model

I am going to get the price of a zero coupon bond in a jump-diffusion model. The dynamic of interest rate as follow $$dr_t=\kappa(\theta-r_t)dt+\sigma\sqrt{r_t}\,dW_t+d\left(\sum\limits_{i=1}^{N_t}\,...
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Basic book on stochastic calculus, Itô and jump processes and Brownian Motion

I was looking for a good book that explains at beginner-level the basic of stochastic calculus, probability and random variables, Itô and jump processes as well as Brownian Motion. At university we ...
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Cadlag Property of Jump Proccesses

I've recently started studying Cont & Tankov's "financial modelling with jump processes". I'm curious as to why that this assumption of the cadlag property (also called RCLL "right continuous ...
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SDE Jump-Diffusion

If you combine the compound Poisson process with the Brownian motion you obtain the simplest case of a Jump-diffusion. Let’s define $$X_t = \mu t + \sigma W_t + J_t$$ where $W_t$ is a Wiener process ...
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Does discretizing a diffusion model make it look like a jump diffusion model?

Can we distinguish a sample generated from a diffusion model with large time steps from a sample generated from a jump diffusion model. Not mathematically but numerically (if we ask a computer to tell ...
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Euler Scheme for Jump-Diffusion models

Jump-diffusion models (as Merton) have following SDE: $$dS_t=\mu S_tdt+\sigma S_t dW_t+S_tdJ_t$$ where $$J_t=\sum_{i=1}^{N_t}(\xi_i - 1)$$ $\xi_i$ - i.i.dn $N_t$ - Poisson process Do we in Euler ...
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Binomial tree with jumps

I am struggling with developing a binomial tree with jumps. although there are models such as CRR, could you suggest a book or have any idea to proceed? Thanks, Amir
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Barrier Option under Jump Diffusion

I am trying to price a Barrier Option under a model with jumps. I am using a brownian bridge approach but struggle with the jumps around these bridges and don't know how to handle this. My main ...
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American Options in Merton's (1976) Jump Model

@LocalVolatility proves in this stellar answer that European call option prices in the Merton jump diffusion model are given by $$ C_{Merton}(S_0,r,q,\sigma,K,T) = \sum_{n=0}^\infty e^{-\lambda T}\...
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Euler discretization with jumps

There is a process $B_t = B_0\prod_{i=1}^{N_t}(1-Z_n)$, where $Z_n=e^{-ξ_n}$ for i.i.d exponentially distributed random variables $(ξn)_{n≥1}$ with rate $ρ=20$. ${N_t}$ is a counting process ...
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exercise on multivariate Ito's lemma + jumps (Poisson)

Given the two jump-diffusions: \begin{equation} \begin{aligned} dX_{1,t} &= a_1 dt + b_1 dW_t + c_1 dN_t(\lambda) \\ dX_{2,t} &= a_2 dt + b_2 dW'_t + c_2 dN_t(\lambda) \\ corr(dW,dW') &= \...
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What can the area under a GBM jump curve tell you

So I used matlab and simulated stock prices with the Merton diffusion model. Now I want to take the integral of the area. Now would there be any financial insight by taking the integral of a stock ...
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How to solve numerically the IDE of GUILBAUD & PHAM model?

By the Guilbaud & Pham model (Optimal high frequency trading with limit and market orders, 2011), the authors said that integro-differential-equation (IDE) can be easily solved by numerical method....
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Crash cliquet price

Denote by $n$ the n-th trading day in a year and by $S_n$ the stock price on that day. An instrument expirying in 1 year pays $\max(0,1-\frac{S_n}{S_{n-1}})$ and early terminates if $\frac{S_n}{S_{n-1}...
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Kou model - can't reproduce prices of European Option from Toivanen and Forsyth [duplicate]

I have implemented the Kou option model for pricing vanilla option. I have checked that my program can replicate the price of the option in the original paper of 2002. However, when I use it to price ...
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Is it possible to calibrate Mertons Jump Diffusion Model such that it matches mean and vola from a normal process without jumps? [closed]

I'm currently playing around with Mertons version of jump diffusion processes where i'm testing the predicitions of a trading model given a time series with and without jumps to isolate the effects of ...
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The distribution of the jump diffusion process

In the Merton jump diffusion model the process of the share price can be expressed as $$S_{t}=S_{0}\cdot\exp\left\{ X_{t}\right\} ,$$ where $$X_{t}=\mu t+\sigma W_{t}+\sum_{i=1}^{N_{t}}Y_{i}.$$ Here $...
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Characteristic function for heston model with jumps in price and variance

I need the characteristic function of the Heston model with jumps in price and variance, or in other words, the characteristic function of the Bates model (1996) adding jumps in the variance dynamics. ...
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B-S derivative with another boundary condition

I want to use the derivation of BS for another type of derivative, not an option. Known the derivation of the Black-Scholes differential equation, is it possible to use in the same equation when my ...
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Jump Diffusion Model - Volatility and Mean of Jumps

I am trying to understand the concept of jump diffusion model. So far what I've understood is that by adding a Jump parameter to a GBM (Geometric Brownian Motion) we can generate a Jump diffusion ...
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Poisson parameter in Merton's Jump-Diffusion Model to price call option

I've been taught the following European call valuation formula under jump-diffusion model: \begin{equation} price = E[e^{-rT}max(S_T-K,0)] =\sum_{j = 0}^\infty e^{-rT}P_j(\lambda)E[max(S_T-K,0)|J=j] \...
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Simulating compound Poisson jump-diffusion process with time-changed jump frequency

I want to simulate a jump-diffusion process with compound Poisson jumps and a deterministic jump frequency function $\lambda(t)$. The function should follow the following stochastic differential ...
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Hedging jump models with a infinite number of derivatives

First of all, I inform you that I am not a financial mathematician and have vague knowledge about an incomplete market. Stochastic volatility models are incomplete so derivatives cannot be ...
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Levy process and random measure

I am wondering if random measures are used under a Levy process and how this connects to finance (particularly pricing). Any paper or books for suggestions is welcomed.
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Second variation of a Brownian motion under jump-diffusion process

I am trying to solve exercise 15.3 from the book The concepts and practice of mathematical finance where it is asked Suppose the $\log S_t$ follows a Brownian motion over the period $[0, 1]$ except ...
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stochastic vol modelling not enough for smile

It seems in practice models that include Stochastic Volatility alone do not have enough power to produce actual observed implied vol surfaces. Is there recent empirical literature documenting this?
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Vanilla Call Option Priced Using Jump Diffusion Model

I'm reading a book called Quant Job Interview Questions and Answers and came across the following question and its answer, but cannot make sense of it, so I really appreciate your advice: Question 2....
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Predicting time series using Jump Diffusion model and Neural Networks

I am trying to understand the difference between using Jump diffusion model and Neural Networks or more precisely LSTM to predict time series data regardless what that data contains for example a ...
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Jump Diffusion Process question

I have a European call option with time maturity $T=3$ years,$K=50$, and given that $S(t)$ refers to the derivative is being described by the geometric Brownian motion with $S_{0}=100$ and $r = 0.04$....
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Jump diffusion simulation

I want to simulate a geometric Brownian motion and we assume that the volatility of the stock can take just two values $\sigma_1=0.2$ and $\sigma_2=0.8$. We also assume that the jumps up from lower ...
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How to estimate lambda for Jump-Diffusion Process from Empirical data?

So, I have really no idea how to go about this, but how would I go about choosing sensible parameter values for a basic jump-diffusion simulation, namely $\lambda$ ? For example, getting the average ...
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The continuous-time limit of asset price processes where there is more than one asset

I've read Merton's article "On the Mathematics and Economics Assumptions of Continuous-Time Models" (Reprinted in Continuous-time Finance, Chapter 3), where Merton proved that the price of ...
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Stochastic volatility with jumps [closed]

I'm reading the Duffie, Pan, and Singleton (2000) paper now and I've stumbled upon something that seems to me as an inconsistency. Whenever I look up the SVJJ model, I see that its log-transform is ...
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Mixing formula for SVJ models

I am trying to understand the mixing formula (Hull and White formula) for stochastic volatility models with jumps in the asset price. One article which discusses this is Lewis, The mixing approach to ...
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"Pricing European Options in a Stochastic-Volatility-Jump Diffusion Model" ,does anyone have this article?

I can't find the article "Pricing European Options in a Stochastic-Volatility-Jump Diffusion Model" of Thomas Knudsen and Laurent Nguyen-Ngoc, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis,...
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Unique risk neutral measure for jumps or incomplete markets for jumps

I wanted to understand why the market is incomplete in jump-diffusion models. whereas if we have a model following geometric Brownian motion then we can get a risk-neutral measure and hence a complete ...
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Greeks for Pricing Convertible Bond Using Jump Diffusion Model

I'm learning the jump diffusion model used to price a convertible bond, and got the following stochastic differential equation under risk neutral measure: $$dS = (r+\lambda*p)Sdt + \sigma*SdW+Sdq$$ $...
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Pricing barrier option under Levy process: Biased estimate?

I want to price a down and out call, barrier option, with the underlying asset following a Levy process. I am interest on the Kou double exponential model or the NIG process, to capture asymmetric ...
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Why can't we create a "magic" basket of options to sell for no-arbitrage pricing in SVJ model?

I am learning how to price SVJ options and am reading some stuff on no-arbitrage pricing for SVJ model using the typical approach you would use (like in BSM option pricing) of creating a risk free ...
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