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Optimal Portfolio Choice, Derivatives and Event Risk

Matthias Muck and Stefan Weisheit

University of Bamberg

Chapter Outline

31.1 Introduction

In September 2008, the US administration decided not to rescue Lehman Brothers—one of the country’s biggest investment banks. According to the views of many practitioners and academics this event fostered the financial crises that was triggered by the US subprime mortgage crises. In the aftermath, markets experienced ...

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