Finance professionals grapple with risk every day—it's the inescapable partner of all financial market participants. As a result, high-stakes financial professionals are continually trying to streamline and perfect their risk management techniques. Financial risk management quantifies and controls risk (loss potential) and helps drive capital to its optimal use (profit seeking). This book is a much-needed guide for financial firms. It describes the latest risk management tools, financial instruments, and practical implementation strategies. And they're presented in a real-world, nonacademic manner. This book presents the latest information on
Identifying risk: the spectrum of risks faced by market participants
Measuring and quantifying risk: ways to track and value market and credit risks
Managing risk: a practical framework for financial risk management implementation
Also includes "The Ten Commandments of Financial Risk Management," how and when to use the latest financial instruments and derivatives, and setting up a trackable risk management initiative.