15.401 | Fall 2008 | Graduate
Finance Theory I
Video Lectures and Slides

Forward and Futures Contracts

Video Lectures

Forward and Futures Contracts I

Part I of Forward and Futures Contracts

Description: This video lecture covers the motivation, definition, features, and examples of forward and futures contracts in light of the uncertainty of exchange rates, illiquidity, and counterparty risk.

Forward and Futures Contracts II

Part II of Forward and Futures Contracts

Description: This video lecture includes examples for calculating payoff, and pricing forward and futures contracts. Applications and qualifications for forwards and futures are also given.

Slides

Forward and Futures Contracts Slides 1–32 (PDF)

  • Video for Part I of Forward and Futures Contracts covers slides 1–13
  • Video for Part II of Forward and Futures Contracts covers slides 13–32

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