Instructional Video 1 of 2: Measuring Return, Volatility, and Correlation

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Hull, Chapter 10: Volatility is a 33 minute instructional video analyzing the following concepts:

* Define and distinguish between volatility, variance rate, and implied volatility.
* Describe the power law
* Explain how various weighting schemes can be used in estimating volatility.
* Apply the exponentially weighted moving average (EWMA) model to estimate volatility.
* Describe the generalized autoregressive conditional heteroskedasticity (GARCH (p,q)) model for estimating volatility and its properties.
* Calculate volatility using the GARCH (1,1) mode
* Explain mean reversion and how it is captured in the GARCH (1,1) model.
* Explain the weights in the EWMA and GARCH (1,1) models.
* Explain how GARCH models perform in volatility forecasting.
* Describe the volatility term structure and the impact of volatility changes.

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