Deriscope

The Excel Derivatives Periscope

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Below is a list of articles I have published on Let Your Money Grow and Medium.
Clicking on any of them will take you to the respective site where you will be able to read the article in its entirety.

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Can Excel Spreadsheet Cells contain Objects directly?

Could Deriscope pace the way for the new generation Excel beast — Object-Oriented UDFs — and what would that mean for the financial industry in particular?

What is the fair price of one dollar?

Understanding the concept of “TRADABLE” will reveal a surprising answer to this question! ... The paper notes of any currency are not traded assets by themselves! They are treated as such, only because they can be immediately converted to a proper traded asset, such as a bank deposit account.

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Should I use a Trading Simulator to learn how to trade?

Have you ever thought of being a trader? I mean trading things like stocks, currencies, options or anything else that you can buy and sell almost instantly - typically online - by pressing a button and not illiquid assets, such as houses or antique furniture. Wouldn’t it be great to get some sense of what real world trading looks like before setting up an account with an online brokerage firm and putting your own money on risk?

Using a Stock Trading Simulator in Excel

As I promised you in my previous article I am back with a review of a Stock Trading Simulator that works in Excel and does not suffer from the mentioned drawbacks that hamper all other available free simulators.

Using a Forex Trading Simulator in Excel

In this post I will guide you through another Excel spreadsheet called DsTradingSimulatorFX.xlsm that you can also download for free. This new spreadsheet allows you to place simulated BUY and SELL orders on specific currencies based on real time bid/offer quotes supplied by the TrueFX live feeds provider.