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Monte Carlo Options Pricing

Monte Carlo Options Pricing

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Monte-Carlo simulation is a statistical technique inspired by the casinos of Monaco. Much like gamblers resigning their fates to probability, we hand over the results of statistical analysis to chance. By running enough trials, we can make conclusions with statistical significance.

Consider...

Monte-Carlo simulation of terminal values is a relatively simple simulation, and one can probably be completed analytically. The true power of Monte-Carlo simulation is unlocked when analysing scenarios that are more difficult to solve analytically, if not impossible. For example, if we wanted to...

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