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Introduction to Derivative Instruments
Provides an elementary introduction to three major classes of derivative instruments: options, forwards and futures, and swaps.
Keywords: Financial Instruments;
Kester, W. Carl, and Kendall Backstrand. "Introduction to Derivative Instruments." Harvard Business School Background Note 295-141, March 1997. (Revised from original April 1995 version.)