Financial Trading and Investing by John L. Teall

Financial Trading and Investing

byJohn L. TeallEditorJohn L. Teall

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A former member of the American Stock Exchange introduces trading and financial markets to upper-division undergraduates and graduate students who are planning to work in the finance industry. Unlike standard investment texts that cover trading as one of many subjects,Financial Trading and Investinggives primary attention to trading, trading institutions, markets, and the institutions that facilitate and regulate trading activities what economists call "market microstructure." The text will be accompanied by a website that can be used in conjunction withTraderEx,Markit,StocklinkU,Virtual Trade,Vecon Lab Experiment,Tradingsim,IB Student Trading Lab,Brenexa,Stock TrakandHow the Market Works.



  • Introduces the financial markets and the quantitative tools used in them so students learn how the markets operate and gain experience with their principal tools
  • Helps students develop their skills with the most popular trading simulation programs so they can reuse the book to solve day-to-day problems
  • Stretches from investor behavior to hedging strategies and noise trading, capturing recent advances in an up-to-date reference source

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John Teall is a visiting professor at LUISS Business School in Rome, Italy. He is a former member of the American Stock Exchange and has served as a consultant to Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, and other financial institutions.
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Title:Financial Trading and InvestingFormat:HardcoverDimensions:456 pages, 9.45 × 7.75 × 0.98 inPublished:August 20, 2012Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0123918804

ISBN - 13:9780123918802

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Table of Contents

    Chapter 1 - Introduction to Securities Trading and Markets Chapter 2 - Financial Markets, Trading Processes, and Instruments Chapter 3 - Institutional Trading Chapter 4 - Regulation of Trading and Securities Markets Chapter 5 - Adverse Selection, Trading, and Spreads Chapter 6 - Random Walks, Risk and Arbitrage Chapter 7 - Arbitrage and Hedging with Fixed Income Instruments and Currencies Chapter 8 - Arbitrage and Hedging with Options Chapter 9 - Evaluating Trading Strategies and Performance Chapter 10 - The Mind of the Investor Chapter 11 - Market Efficiency Chapter 12 - Trading Gone Awry Mathematics Appendix Glossary End-of-Chapter Exercise Solutions Index

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"Teall's Financial Trading and Investing presents clear and up-to-date coverage of trading and market microstructure. Arbitrage and hedging examples in currency, forwards, fixed income and options markets are well developed, with particular attention devoted to implementing transactions."--Ahmet K. Karagozoglu, Hofstra University "I enjoyed reading the material in Financial Trading and Investing. Dr. Teall's coverage of the content in this text is very thorough, and it fills a niche in academic and professional literature on trading and market microstructure."--Travis Jones, Florida Gulf Coast University "The presentation is well supported not only by the extensive use of professional literature but also by examples in each chapter. The end-of-chapter questions enhance learning by enabling students to apply concepts in meaningful ways. They make the material more 'real world' for advanced undergraduates or graduate students." --Kevin Klein, Illinois College