Modelling Financial Time Series, 1986


Now out of print


Second edition published in January 2008, containing a new Preface followed by the same text as in the first edition

         Author : Stephen J Taylor

         Publisher : John Wiley and Sons Ltd, Chichester

         ISBN : 0-471-90993-9

         Price : Now out of print

         Length : 268 pages

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Chapter headings

         1. Introduction

         2. Features of financial returns

         3. Modelling price volatility

         4. Forecasting standard deviations

         5. The accuracy of autocorrelation estimates

         6. Testing the random walk hypothesis

         7. Forecasting trends in prices

         8. Evidence against the efficiency of futures markets

         9. Valuing options

         10. Concluding remarks

         Appendix : a computer program for modelling financial time series

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