A Beginner’s Guide to the Black-Scholes Option Pricing Formula (Part 2)

Continued from part 1. Expected Value Suppose there’s a competition I can enter for free where I have a 50% chance of winning $1,000,000, and a 50% chance of receiving nothing. Obviously I’m going to enter as many times as possible. Suppose I enter 1,000 times: what will I expect to win? On average I’m … Continue reading A Beginner’s Guide to the Black-Scholes Option Pricing Formula (Part 2)

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A Beginner’s Guide to the Black-Scholes Option Pricing Formula (Part 1)

Preface Firstly let me apologize to the .NET developers perusing this blog, as this article is a little off-topic. However, my interests range over both .NET and derivatives, and I will be posting on both topics in the future. Introduction The Black-Scholes model for pricing stock options was developed by Fischer Black, Myron Scholes and … Continue reading A Beginner’s Guide to the Black-Scholes Option Pricing Formula (Part 1)

Using HSL Color (Hue, Saturation, Luminosity) to Create Better-Looking GUIs (Part 4)

Continued from part 3. Code Listing The code for this article is available here. It includes the full listing for the HSLColor class discussed in the article. The project has a treeview that lets you select the various colors within the color scheme. It also has the three color schemes described in this article available … Continue reading Using HSL Color (Hue, Saturation, Luminosity) to Create Better-Looking GUIs (Part 4)