Exploring Crypto Primitives II

Download PDF Introduction We have seen some of the unique trading instruments introduced by the crypto space in our last article, namely perpetual futures and inverse futures and options. Building on our knowledge from another prior article where we introduced cryptocurrencies, basic blockchain infrastructure, as well as some decentralized finance Read more…

Straddling outside and into earnings

Download PDF Introduction An ATM equity long straddle position is delta neutral. If systematic risk is the only factor predicting expected returns, a delta neutral strategy should have an expected return equal to the risk-free rate. In this article we will review academic literature suggesting that not only is this Read more…

The Black-Scholes Model in VBA

The aim of this article is to walk the reader through the implementation of the Black-Scholes model for option pricing in VBA. Firstly, we’ll recap the theoretical framework. Secondly, we’ll provide the code to put the theory into practice and show some basic (but hopefully relevant) applications. The Theory – Read more…