|aGetting started with quantitative finance. Quantitative finance unveiled ; Understanding probability and statistics ; Taking a look at random beheviours -- Tackling financial instruments. Sizing up interest rates, shares and bonds ; Exploring options ; Trading risk with futures -- Investigating and describing market behaviour. Reading the market's mood: volatility ; Analysing all the data ; Analysing data matrices: principal components -- Option pricing. Examining the binomial and Black-Scholes pricing models ; Using the Greeks in the Black-Scholes model ; Gauging interest-rate derivatives -- Risk and portfolio management. Managing market risk ; Comprehending portfolio theory ; Measuring potential losses: value at risk (VaR) -- Market trading and strategy. Forecasting markets ; Fitting models to data ; Markets in practice -- The part of tens: Ten key ideas of quantitative finance ; Ten ways to ace your career in quantitative finance.