The Cat and the Banker

Can highly recommend that pople check out the following book  “The Cat and the Banker”. It is written by an ex-colleague Nadir Mehadji who has come up with a creative way of explaining a series…

Power: a practical handbook

FMT are delighted to announce the publication of “power: a practical handbook”, which includes a chapter by one of the firm’s principals, Neil C Schofield.   From the cover of the book: “With world electricity…

Equity Derivatives: Corporate and Institutional Applications

FMT is delighted to announce the publication of a new text by one of the company’s principals Neil C. Schofield.  “Equity Derivatives: Corporate and Institutional Applications” is a brand new text that covers the majority…

Why lecturing is not an effective way to learn

Over the last few weeks we have been thinking quite a bit about our website and whether we should record a number of online videos.  This raises a couple of strategic issues: As we were…

5 inflation myths

One of our courses that has proven to be popular in the last few years involves the topic of inflation.  This short note looks at some of the preconceptions that surround the topic.   Inflation…

Option valuation toolkit

The website now has a simple option pricing tool available free of charge.  The option pricer can be found on the following hyperlink:  https://www.fmarketstraining.com/option-pricer.htm Users will be able to change the basic parameters of the…

Teaching ethics to bankers – an oxymoron?

One of our most popular courses offered over the last year has been around the subject of ‘banker conduct’.  When we were first approached it appeared to be a request to do some compliance training. …

Start your degree in the financial markets now

Start your degree in the financial markets now 09 March 2015 The MSc Investment Management (IM) is now open for enrolment for the September 2015 start. This post graduate degree provides candidates with a great opportunity to…

Training nightmares

Neil Schofield – Financial Markets Training I always think that Gordon Ramsay’s ‘Kitchen Nightmares’ revolves around two principal themes: owners that don’t seem to know anything about the restaurant business and chefs that don’t know…