Number | Topic and link | Due date |
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1 | Futures and forwards, options, portfolios with options. Auxillary file randn.xls. For the novice, Hints on using excel | Sept. 15 |

2 | Discrete arbitrage arguments and implied risk neutral probability | Sept. 22 |

3 |
The binomial tree model, the assignment bintree.cpp, the C++ code shell option.csv, the sample output file |
Sept 29 |

4 |
Black Scholes, the assignment a4.xls, Excel macro for implied vol EquityOptionData.xlt, equity option data FXOptionData.xlt, USD/Euro option data |
Oct. 6 |

5 |
Greeks, the assignment PathMax.cpp, C++ program starter for random walk Max.csv, Output of PathMax.cpp as given |
Oct. 13 |

6 | Stochastic calculus, the assignment | Oct. 20 |

7 | Girsanov and backward equations, the assignment | Oct. 27 |

8 |
finite difference Americans, the assignment FEuler.cpp, C++ to price options using finite differences GraphPutPrice.xls, Sample output for FEuler.cppcode |
Nov. 3 |

9 |
Monte Carlo, credit, the assignment randMainv.cpp, Main, add up and output samples randnv.cpp, Generate a vector of Gaussians pathv.cpp, Make a sample path |
Nov. 10 |

10 |
copula computing, numeraires, the assignment main.cpp, Main, the tranche simulator randnv.cpp, Generate a vector of Gaussians cumnor.c, compute N(x) |
Nov. 17 |

11 | bonds, the assignment | Dec. 8 |

* | Sample final , See also last year | * |