Course curriculum

  • 1

    Course Introduction

    • Course Introduction

    • Learning Objectives

    • Downloadable Files

  • 2

    Futures & Forward Contracts

    • Types of Derivatives

    • Forward Contracts Overview

    • Futures Contracts Overview

    • Margins

    • Futures Margin Example

  • 3

    Pricing Futures Contracts

    • Calculating Futures Prices

    • Futures Price Formula

    • Contango and Backwardation Markets

    • Pricing Futures Exercise

  • 4

    Commodity Futures Contracts

    • Commodity Futures History and Categories

    • Gold Futures Contract Example

    • Available Contracts

  • 5

    Currency Forward Contracts

    • Currency Forwards Overview

    • Currency Identification

    • Foreign Exchange (FX) Pairs

    • Quoting FX Rates

    • FX Forwards Overview

    • FX Forwards - Bloomberg

    • FX Forwards Example

    • Calculating FX Forwards

    • Quoting Forward Rates

    • Quoting Forward Rates Example

    • FX Forwards Interpolation Example

    • FX Forwards Interpolation Calculator Download

    • FX Forwards Exercise

    • FX Forwards Calculator Download

  • 6

    Equity Index Futures Contracts

    • Equity Index Futures Overview

    • Major Stock Indexes

    • Major Stock Indexes Download

    • Equity Index Futures

    • How Index Futures Settle

    • Equity Index Futures Speculating vs. Hedging

    • Equity Index Futures Speculation Example

    • Equity Index Futures Profit Example

    • Fair Value of Equity Index Future Formula

    • Fair Value of Equity Index Future Example

    • Index Arbitrage

    • Index Futures Calculations

    • Index Futures Calculations Example

    • Fair Value of Index Futures Exercise

    • Fair Value of Index Futures Calculator Download

  • 7

    Interest Rate Futures and Forward Contracts

    • Money Market Futures

    • Fed Funds Futures Contract

    • FOMC Meeting Schedule

    • Fed Funds Futures Contract Valuation

    • Fed Funds Futures Profit and Loss

    • Forward Rate Agreements (FRA) Overview

    • FRA Example

    • FRA Quotes Exercise

    • FRA Timeline

    • FRA Example Continued

    • FRA Payment Exercise

    • FRA Payment Calculator Download

  • 8

    Course Summary

    • Course Summary

  • 9

    Qualified Assessment

    • Qualified Assessment

    • Share Your Feedback

    • Course Completion