||Praise for Derivatives Demystified
"A clear and indispensable
guide for the serious investor."
"Derivative financial products are an increasing part of global
finance. Braddock narrates us through this mystical world in a way non-professionals
Chief Investment Strategist
Oppenheimer & Co., Inc.
"John Braddock has accomplished the impossible. Derivatives Demystified
breaks down hypercomplex subject matter into manageable units and then explains
them using easily understood prose. This is a must read for everyone in
the securities industry."
Ambassador James R. Jones
Former Chairman and CEO of the American Stock Exchange
"The word 'derivatives' is a hot-button topic in Washington. Derivatives
Demystified is an eminently readable book and goes a long way toward correcting
many of the misconceptions about this fascinating new area of global finance."
Proffessor Jeffrey J. Hass
Professor of Securities Law and Corporate Finance
New York Law School
"Braddock's 'inside look' at the activities of the financial wizards
who structure these instruments is, by itself, worth the price of admission."
Dr. Douglas E. Schoen
Penn & Schoen
"A concise presentation, devoid of off-putting jargon, that offers
corporate officers and risk managers important information about derivative
instruments and trading strategies."
Edward H. Fleischman
Linklaters & Paines
Former Commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Commission
"Over the past two decades, the Wall Street community has produced
a seemingly endless variety of new and complex financial instruments. In
Derivatives Demystified: Using Structured Financial Products ,
John Braddock explains in everyday easy-to-read language, the purpose and
use of many of these products as well as the buzzwords that frequently confound
the nonfinancial investor or executive."
Senior Risk Management Officer
International Finance Corporation
Alger B. "Duke" Chapman
Chairman and CEO of The Chicago Board Options Exchange
"This balanced and comprehensive treatment of derivative products
provides a very timely counterpoint to those that decry the perceived
abuses of derivatives without an understanding of the long history and
many uses of these types of financial products."
Partner specializing in corporate and derivative securities issuances
Brown & Wood
Derivatives Demystified: Using Structured
Copyright © 2007-2015 by John C. Braddock
Published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.