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Re: Silly questions

April 19th, 2019, 1:04 pm

Update: Turn BS PDE into a parabolic PDE system and _then_ discretis (in contrast to discretising BS PDE and then trying to recover the Greeks by jumping through hoops and messing).

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Re: Silly questions

April 19th, 2019, 1:14 pm

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Re: Silly questions

January 2nd, 2020, 1:31 pm

Actually, in finance we write x = log S, S = exp(x) and use them in calculations as if there is no relationship between them. They look like constants.

BUT they are functions!

S = f(x) == exp(x)
x = g(S) == log(S)

Transformations are functions, not numbers.
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Re: Silly questions

January 8th, 2020, 5:48 pm

Paul (and maybe others as well!) knows the answer to this one:

1. Consider a continuous Asian PDE[$](S,A)[$]
2. Take {Float, Fixed}{Put, Call} Strike payoff
3. Arithmetic average [$]A[$] defined on [$](0,1)[$] after scaling,

Hypothesis 1 is that any numerical BC on [$]A=0[$] and [$]A=1[$] have no bearing on the solution in the interior of the domain (e.g. Anchor PDE as we discussed), i.e. no source information coming from the  [$]A[$] boundaries.

And the same conclusions should hold for Cheyette model (Hypothesis 2).

Justify this. Or disprove.
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Re: Silly questions

January 27th, 2020, 2:47 pm

Here's another one regarding elliptic PDEs that can be transformed to canonical form (aka get rid of them pesky mixed derivatives that people so unhappy but still an area of active experimentation).

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elliptic_partial_differential_equation

Some remarks/questions:

1. It works and is easy once you get the hang of it.
2. What would be the rationale for using it?
3. What would be/are the reasons for not using it?
4. Has anyone published the method for 2-factor pdes with mixed derivatives like Heston, BS, CB?

 // There are about 20 million ways to approximate [$]\frac{\partial^2 V}{\partial x \partial y}  [$]
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