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Monte Carlo computational cost

Hello. I'm reading the above paper and I do not understand how they managed to solve eq (17.35) -- i've seen many papers skip through this as trivial and didn't bother to show the method to get there. ...
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Interest Rate Futures Question from Hull, 8e

There is this question 6.16 in Hull, 8e: Suppose that it is February 20 and a treasurer realizes that on July 17 the company will have to issue \$5 million of commercial paper with a maturity of 180 ...
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Jarrow-Yildirim $\sigma_I$

Under the Jarrow-Yildirim model, the nominal short rate $r_n$, the real rate $r_r$ and index $I$ are modelled according to the following stochastic differential equations under the Martingale measure $...
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Tick Imbalance Bars - clarification on T index

I have been trying to learn quant related things on my own. I recently picked up a book called "Advances in Financial Machine Learning" by Marcos Lopez De Prado. I am having difficulty understanding ...
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Momentum investing: several questions [on hold]

How to align momentum investing with current stock market trend? Is it a good idea to short the stocks which have low relative momentum score? Are there any academic papers about it? Which periods ...
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Possible application of Polya's Urn on Portfolio's Investments?

I wanted to find some more information of this topic, but I found very little. I might be interested in optimizing a stock investment portfolio. Maybe I could use beta or some other common risk ...
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Options Portfolio Drawdown Based On Beta

If I want to calculate drawdown of an options portfolio based on beta, is the following correct? SPY moves down 3% (-.03). Portfolio: ...
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Sum disappearing when we assume constant some elements to be constant over time [on hold]

I have the dividend discount model, which is the following expression: $$ P_{j,t} = \sum_{\tau=1}^{\infty}D_\tau(1+g)^\tau(1+r)^{-\tau}=\frac{D_{\tau+1}}{r-g} $$ Where $D_t$, is the dividend at time ...
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Options Delta Meaning of Term

not able to understand delta in options. Whilst I understand, it is how much the option moves when the underlying moves by 1 unit, I fail to understand, when someone books a currency option, why does ...
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Chinese Saving Rate - does it include mortgage (down payment + monthly)? [on hold]

Chinese Saving Rate - does it include mortgage (down payment + monthly)? Chinese it's like 30%, American it's like 10%? Really? https://tradingeconomics.com/china/personal-savings
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Monthly 1% Dividend bond or mutual fund [on hold]

Which mutual funds or bonds pay at least 1% dividend monthly.
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Quantitative strategies in the Fixed Income space

I'm looking to learn more about systematic strategies in the the fixed income space, particularly in Rates products (anything from simple cash to inflation or vol). I've been reading a couple of ...
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Hedging Down IRR Shocks

Looking for inventive ways to hedge risk exposure between ATM-150 and ATM-200 rate movements. Thought of a floor spread, and it seems to work fine, but is there anything else that could achieve the ...
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Eurodollar Futures - ED1, ED2 etc. How to build series?

I am looking at Eurodollar Futures contracts and was wondering how to build series ED1 up to say ED20. Let's assume I have data from 01-01-2004. My understanding is that: ED1 - perpetual front-...
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Bid-Ask spreads of Sovereign Bonds in Bloomberg

I'm currently looking to find the historical bid-ask spread for 10 Year Government Bonds and important these into an excel spreadsheet. They are intended to be a proxy for liquidity. Ideally, would be ...
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bayes theorem probability Jar

I am trying to come up with different theoretical answers below. I believe the standard one is based on Bayes theorem, but I am struggling to prove it. A jar has 1000 coins, of which 999 are fair ...
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Adding argument to ERC function in Python makes it break down

I am using xlwings to implement Python code in Excel. I put the following code in Spyder and imported it into Excel to arrive at equal risk contribution weights for a 7-asset portfolio. ...
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Inherent volatility of selling longterm options and buying short term options

A two-month option has an implied vol of 60%, the corresponding 2-year option has an implied vol of 34%. You buy the short terms and sell the long terms. What is the inherent volatility of the total ...
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Monte Carlo for Asian Pricing

I'm trying to verify the accuracy of my Monte Carlo method for pricing mean options. I came across this paper that supposedly gives an 'exact' solution for the arithmetic mean option (asian). It's a ...
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Should Put/Call Parity result in Zero Return or the Risk-Free Rate?

Sorry in advance if this is a basic question. I'm examining some potential at-the-money put/call arbitrage. What I found surprised me somewhat: ...
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Autoregressive Distributed Lag Models (ARDL) results analysis

When using the autoregressive distributed lag models (ARDL). I usually get a counter intuitive results for the selected lag. For example. when examining the relation between GDP and Foreign direct ...
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High-frequency history of oil prices

It's fairly easy to find daily historical oil prices, but I need the history in more detail, at least hourly. I have access to Datastream, but can't find it there. Is this time series in Datastream? ...
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How to optimize a series of equations whose outputs are a variable of the subsequent equatinos

The basic question is, given $f(x) = y$ and $f(y) = z$, how can you find $x$ such that $z$ is at its maximum? I can optimize each equation independently, but I do not know how to optimize when ...
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How simulate a time series in R with fixed parameters [on hold]

I would like to simulate time series data (250 data points) where I can set a fixed starting value, ending value, mean, variance and CPT value. I did it with VBA but it takes really long to generate ...
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CDS ISDA model/Bloomberg

I am becoming more acquainted with QuantLib as a platform. I've been using both the python implementation and QuantLib XL. As I have started to look at CDS, I would like to know if there is a ...
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Termstrc data preparation from Bloomberg terminal

I am trying to use the R package termstrc to estimate yield curves for the Czech Republic. I have found the structure of the required class ...
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Quantlib-Python: use zero rates to get the originally bootstrapped curve

Let's say I am trying to build a curve using deposits, future and swaps with one of the three Quantlib methods in Python as below: ...
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Suppliers Lead Time [on hold]

I am calculating the suppliers lead time and I have the following doubt. An order placed today with delivery date March 31, but is actually delivered by the supplier on May 10. The lead time will be ...
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Realised option values. (Beginner in R/ Coding****) [migrated]

I have started playing around with R and quantmod. I want to create a dataset for realised option values on the S&P500 and compare this to the Black-Scholes estimated value for a finance class ...
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Can we generate(in high dimension) uniformly distributed variables in a finite volume other than a cube?

I'd like to know if there is in the literature a (computationally cheap) algorithm to generate uniformly distributed variables in high dimension for a volume other than a cube and without using ...
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Moneyness for Cancellable Swaps

Hi I wanted to know we can assess the moneyness of Cancellable swaps? For example, I have a swap where I am paying the fixed rate and also have an option to cancel this option. How do I assess the ...
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Overnight Indexed Swaps

How can one enter into a OIS for 1month, when the borrowing is only overnight? Are these punts made or does a trader have to give a Underlying to enter into the swap. If in case the trader does ...
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Kalman Filter for Multiple Regression?

I'm using Kalman Filter to calculate a rolling spread between two asset price series as commonly described by Chan and many others. I would like to extend this regression to the price of three assets, ...
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Random walk with continuous deterministic dividend [on hold]

I am studying the basics of quant finance, and stumbled upon the SDE of a stock price with continuous dividend yield (Wilmott, Equation 3.19): $dS=\sigma S dX+(\mu-q)S dt$ Wilmott says that the ...
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OIS, Fed Funds Rate and Working

I'm a bit confused about OIS. Is OIS the overnight interest rate or is it a swap. If OIS is the rate at which banks lend overnight, where does the swap come in? Don't they borrow at a fixed rate? ...
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Application of Itô's lemma - Forward process

How would be applied the itô's lemma in the following equation: And we know that:
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Call Option Overvalued and put-call parity

I have a question regarding if a Call option is overvalued compared to the call price and how you can benefit from the Arbitrage opportunity. My thoughts are as follows: Step 1: Short the call ...
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Pricing an exotic with barrier at discrete times

How would you price the following option on underlying $S$ without dividends? Time to maturity of option $\tau = 12$ months Option has a strike $K > 0$ and constant barrier $B > 0$. $t_0$ is ...
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Calculating QuantLib IborCoupon with / from given index fixing

How can I calc with QuantLib the coupon amount of a floating rate IborCoupon on the 3M Euribor Index with a given 3M Euribor Index Fixing? If I try the following Python code: ...
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How closely do option prices correspond to black scholes [on hold]

Just wondering how closely real option prices correspond to black scholes. Any non quantitative answer is useless.
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Raw interpolation when the desired term is out of the know originals

I was reading this paper regarding the yield curve construction and was programming the Raw Interpolation algorithm (page 7 equation 6) however I was wondering how to use the formula when the desired ...
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Delay-coordinate embedding on stock price data

Is anyone familiar with any literature on delay-coordinate embeddings and subsequent calculation of Lyapunov characteristic exponents for regular ole stock price data? I've done a bit of research but ...
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Free historical CDX data? [duplicate]

I am looking for free historical data on CDX.NA.IG and CDX.NA.HY (all maturities).
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Profit and Loss on delta-hedged portfolio

The overnight profit formula from a textbook (possibly Derivative Markets by McDonald) is the following: $$\Delta _{t}(S_{t+h}-S_{t})-(V_{t+h}-V_{t})-(e^{rh}-1)(\Delta_{t}S_{t}-V_{t}),$$ where Delta ...
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How to perform Shanken (1992) correction for errors-in-variables issue?

I have two questions pertaining to the Shanken correction: The formula of Shanken correction shown in the Cochrane (2001) Asset Pricing book is as follow: $$\sigma^2(\hat{\lambda}_{OLS})=1/T[(\beta^{...
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Extract historic share prices for certain securities at certain points in time with Bloomberg Excel Add-in? [closed]

In order to create some sort of basic framework for everything we are planning on doing in a research project, we would need to get historic intraday data about share prices at certain points in time. ...
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What is the purest way to get exposure to Jump risk premia, is there a jump swap

So to get exposure to Variance risk premia one could use variance swaps, is there a equivalent security for jumps. Hedging against jump but not diffusion risk could allow one to take targeted exposure ...
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Deliver Futures before last trading day

I found that for the exchange traded Futures, we can deliver the Futures before the last trading day, namely you can sell a Future then deliver it immediately, which definitely has a arbitrage ...
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How do you interpret Level 1 data to a list of transactions/trades?

If you have L1 data of a given security, what is the best practice to interpret it to a list of transaction/trades? Or, can we actually do so? Just FYI, it's not a project for school but a problem I ...

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