Chapter 16

Financially Engineering Yourself Deeper Down the Rabbit Hole

In This Chapter

arrow Understanding what financial engineering entails

arrow Creating hybrids

arrow Bundling and unbundling assets

arrow Exploring exotic financial products

arrow Checking out the math and technology behind portfolio engineering

Financial engineering is nothing to take lightly. It can become insanely complex very quickly; is capable of creating an amazing array of products, services, and investment options; and is already within the reach of average consumers, many of whom have been financially corn-holed because they didn’t fully understand what they were doing. Financial engineering is becoming increasingly prevalent in the world of finance, both corporate and personal, allowing you to improve your understanding of finance and your ability to manage finances. It’s even increasing the number of financial tools you have available to use. With this increase in complexity, however, must come an increased understanding of what’s ...

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