“Interest Rate Caps and Floors” Please respond to the following:
- Assess the volatility risk with an investment in a derivative, using an interest rate cap or floor in today’s marketplace. Indicate whether or not you would advise financial institutions to engage in this type of investment. Provide support for your response.
- Assess the effectiveness of using the Black-Scholes model to value cap and floor type investments, indicating how any pitfalls with this method of valuation can be minimized. Provide support for your response.
“Looking Forward” Please respond to the following:
- Discuss two areas or specific items covered in this course that you can foresee going through radical change over the next 10 years. Provide a detailed rationale for each of your selections.
- Anticipate how you might stay atop of the topics covered in this course after completion of your education.