Beyond Stocks and Bonds: Learning about Futures, Options, Derivatives, and More

Disclaimer

Annual BRASS program
June 27, 2005
Chicago, Illinois

Discovering Information Resources for Commodities and Futures:
Selected Web Sites

Rita W. Moss
Davis Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Professional Guide to Derivatives
http://www.derivativesportal.org/

The portal contains short descriptions and links to the most frequently read articles, books, journals, papers, newspapers/magazines and websites covering all types of derivatives and their applications.

Numa Financial Systems
http://www.numa.com/

Selected included links

  • Futures & Options Exchanges
  • Options Strategy Guide
  • Courses & Conferences
  • Journals
  • Acronyms
  • Guide To Futures And Options Orders
  • The Derivatives FAQ
  • The Derivatives Spreadsheet Library
  • Investment Banks, Brokers, Fund Managers
  • Newsgroups & chat forums


Derivative Links
http://www.margrabe.com/Links.html

Contains links to other sites, articles, working papers and surveys conducted by Capital Market Risk Advisors.

Financial Derivatives Toolbox
http://www.mathworks.com/access/helpdesk/help/toolbox/finderiv/finderiv.html

"The Financial Derivatives Toolbox provides components for analyzing individual derivative instruments and portfolios containing several types of interest-rate-based and equity-based financial instruments."

Investopedia.com
http://www.investopedia.com/articles/optioninvestor/default.asp

Readable articles on Options/Futures and Trading. Links to free "stuff".

StreeTools
http://www.schaeffersresearch.com/streetools/?click=menu

Includes tools such as a put/call filter, option pricing calculator and charts.

INO.com
http://www.ino.com/

A quick way to find quotes by Exchange or commodity. (free registration)

Chicago Board Options Exchange
http://www.cboe.com/

This site includes options data back to 1996 (under data tab); descriptions of types of options (under the product tab); quotes and white papers (under the Institutional tab).

Free Commodity Trading Information Publications
http://www.aginvestor.com/publications.htm

E.g. Options on Futures, http://www.cme.com/files/G66_Options_on_Fut.2001.pdf


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BRASS Program, ALA Annual Conference, June 27, 2005



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