We have listed some of the books we think provide the best overview,
analysis, explanation of the capital and derivatives markets. The suggested
books range from beginners guides, to the more advanced, and cover a wide
range of capital and derivative market issues and concepts.

Author: Bernard Gray

Publisher: Random House Business Books

ISBN: 978-0712698641

Author: Romesh Vaitlingam

Publisher: Financial Times / Prentice Hall

ISBN: 978-0273652632

Author: Michael Brett

Publisher: Random House Business Books

ISBN: 978-0712680776

Recommended for a very good intro to financial markets, terminology and a clear simple explanation of the products.

Author: Chandan Sengupta

Publisher: John Wiley &Sons

ISBN: 978-0471267683

Recommended for a very good and easy guide to Excel™ programming using many of Excel™'s built in functions.

Author: John Walkenbach

Publisher: John Wiley &Sons

ISBN: 978-0764540738

Author: Allan Bluman

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional

ISBN: 78-0071445498

Author: Neil Salkind

Publisher: Sage Publications

ISBN: 978-0761927884

Author: Mark Ryan

Publisher: John Wiley &Sons

ISBN: 978-0764524981

Author: Rob Steiner

Publisher: Financial Times / Prentice Hall

ISBN: 978-0273625872

Author: Stigum and Robinson

Publisher: Irwin Professional Publishing

ISBN: 978-1556234767

Author: Chris Plona

Publisher: Irwin Professional

ISBN: 978-0786308521

Author: Robert W. Kolb

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 978-1577180630

Author: John Hull

Publisher: Pearson US

ISBN: 978-0132643672

Very good coverage but a bit mathematical.

Author: James B. Bittman

Publisher: Irwin Professional Publishing

ISBN: 978-1557388728

Author: Frank J Fabozzi

Publisher: F.J. Fabozzi Associates

ISBN: 978-1883249069

Author: David A. Dubofsky

Publisher: OUP USA

ISBN: 978-0195114706

Recommended for a one stop shop book on all the detail needed to understand the important attributes
of the underlying markets and derivatives, written in plain English and straight forward use of calculations.

Author: Espen Gaarder Haug

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional

ISBN: 978-0071389976

Includes DVD with loads of Excel™ options models to play with.

Author: Galen Burghardt

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional

ISBN: 978-0071418553

The bible for STIR futures.

Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Publisher: John Wiley &Sons

ISBN: 978-0471152804

This is a great book on how to manage exotic OTC option positions.

Author: Sheldon Natenberg

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional

ISBN: 978-1557384867

Written by a trader, for (professional) traders. Requires some prior knowledge of options, but is written
in a clear and accessible way. The Second Edition was published in 1994, so some material covered is no longer
relevant, but that part is very limited.

Author: Espen Gaarder Haug

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional

ISBN: 978-0071389976

Provides a comprehensive library of option pricing formula, with attendant VBA code.

Author: Mohamed Bouzoubaa

Publisher: John Wiley &Sons

ISBN: 978-0470688038

Author: M. Crouhy, D. Galai, R. Mark

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional

ISBN: 978-0071357319

Author: Steve L Allen

Publisher: John Wiley &Sons

ISBN: 978-0471219774

Author: T Koch

Publisher: South Western College

ISBN: 978-0324655780

Author: Bruce Tuckman

Publisher: John Wiley &Sons; 2nd Revised edition

ISBN: 978-0471063223

One of the best introductory texts on fixed income cash and derivative instruments.
Although now almost 10-years old, still very relevant.

Author: Frank Fabozzi

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 978-0130322104

Recommended as the bible of up to date thinking on bond markets and related derivative instruments – a must have

Author: Frank Fabozzi

Publisher: John Wiley &Sons

ISBN: 978-0471234869

Author: Robert Steiner

Publisher: Financial Times / Prentice Hall

ISBN: 978-0273625896

Author: A Choudhry

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 978-0750681599

Author: Richard Flavell

Publisher: John Wiley &Sons; 2nd Revised edition

ISBN: 978-0470721919

Author: Amir Sadr

Publisher: John Wiley &Sons

ISBN: 978-0470443941

Author: Jon Gregory

Publisher: John Wiley &Sons

ISBN: 978-0470685761

Author: Andrew Kasapi

Publisher: Financial Times/ Prentice Hall

ISBN: 978-0273639282

Author: Chia Tan

Publisher: John Wiley &Sons

ISBN: 978-0470748152

Author: M Choudhry

Publisher: John Wiley &Sons

ISBN: 978-0470821190

Author: A. Rajan, G. McDermott, R. Roy

Publisher: John Wiley &Sons

ISBN: 978-0471747499

Author: François-Serge Lhabitant

Publisher: John Wiley &Sons

ISBN: 978-0470026632

Author: G. Chacko, A Sjoman, H. Motohashi, V. Dessain

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 978-0131467446

Author: Michael Cahill

Publisher: Financial Times / Prentice Hall

ISBN: 978-0273663638

Author: Ogier, Rugman, Spicer

Publisher: Financial Times

ISBN: 978-0273688747

Good insight to the real costs of capital and how companies are valued, good examples used

Author: Reilly, Brown

Publisher: South-Western

ISBN: 978-0324289039

Very comprehensive companion to the subject, well laid out and clear.

Author: Esme Faerber

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional

ISBN: 978-0071494557

Easy start to understanding stocks and shares.

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Author: Robert P. Baker

Publisher: John Wiley &Sons

ISBN: 978-0470685914

Author: Michael Simmons

Publisher: John Wiley &Sons

ISBN: 978-0471497585

Comprehensive and thorough coverage of securities operations. Primary focus on equities,
which is a little limiting, and parts are now out of date.

Author: Frank Partnoy

Publisher: Profile Business

ISBN: 978-1861970770

Very good warts and all exposé of the world of derivatives and sales.

Author: Nick Leeson

Publisher: Sphere

ISBN: 978-0751517088

Still a good read.

Author: Michael Lewis

Publisher: Coronet Books

ISBN: 978-0340534694

Author: Jack Schwager

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 978-0135560938

Author: Edwin Lefevre

Publisher: John Wiley &Sons

ISBN: 978-0471059707

Author: Satyajit Das

Publisher: Financial Times / Prentice Hall

ISBN: 978-0273704744

Very amusing and informative account of the use of derivatives in finance.

Author: Roger Lowenstein

Publisher: Fourth Estate

ISBN: 978-1841155043

Recommended for a great insight into how greed and arrogance can end in disaster for investors and Wall St bankers alike.

Author: James Surowiecki

Publisher: Abacus

ISBN: 978-0349116051

Highly readable account of how collective wisdom of ordinary people can often be proved right against any expert in the market.

Author: Levitt, Dubner

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 978-0141019017

Author: Anotole Kaletsky

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 978-1408807491

Kaletsky provides a wonderful trip through the various stages of capitalism and presents an alternative
view of the current credit crisis together with his interpretations of the dawn of capitalism.

Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 978-0141034591

Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 978-0141034591

Explains the pitfalls in blindly assuming that we live in a "normal" world.

Author: John Paulos

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 978-0141012032