1. Introduction, Financial Terms and Concepts

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MIT 18.S096 Topics in Mathematics with Applications in Finance, Fall 2013
Instructor: Peter Kempthorne, Choongbum Lee, Vasily Strela, Jake Xia

In the first lecture of this course, the instructors introduce key terms and concepts related to financial products, markets, and quantitative analysis.

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01:54 Key facts about the course
11:47 Background
30:10 Introductory examples
40:49 About Financial Mathematics
54:42 Real life applications / Projects

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