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Mega Trend Climate Change

The most dominating factor in the long run for the economy is climate change. If we do not take radical action, in 30 years, the world will lose about half a trillion US$ per year due to climate change ($479 billion). By then 150 million people have to leave their home due to sea level […]

What is Historical Volatility and Why Do We Need Implied Volatilities?

Chart of VDAX and DAX volatility

Looking at financial instruments, one often finds the term implied volatility. In this post, we want to describe what it is and what you can do with it. We start refreshing the term historical volatility and then we explain the implied volatility. An example of German DAX with real data concludes this post. Historical Volatility […]