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Introduction to Derivatives

Gontran de Quillacq

25 years: Derivatives trading & ETFs

A derivative is a financial product, whose price is derived from the price of another product. In this video Gontran briefs us about the history of derivatives and exchanges. He further explains the types of derivatives along with the usages and also highlights it's advantages and disadvantages.

A derivative is a financial product, whose price is derived from the price of another product. In this video Gontran briefs us about the history of derivatives and exchanges. He further explains the types of derivatives along with the usages and also highlights it's advantages and disadvantages.

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Introduction to Derivatives

18 mins 48 secs

Overview

It is difficult to make money in trading, but it is very easy to lose some. When it comes to derivatives, you're up against experts who are better educated, better trained, better controlled, and have far more resources than you to deal with adversity. Hence, it is advised to be careful while trading in derivatives and not overextend ourselves financially with products you may not understand well.

Key learning objectives:

  • Understand the history of derivatives and exchanges.

  • Define Derivatives and outline the types of derivatives

  • Define counterparty risk

  • Outline the three key things to learn about derivatives exchange

  • Understand why we should use derivatives

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Gontran de Quillacq

Gontran de Quillacq has 25 years of experience in derivatives trading, portfolio management, proprietary trading, structured products and investment research. He has worked with top-tier banks and hedge funds in both London and New York.

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