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Option prices and pricing theory: combining financial mathematics with statistical modeling

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Abstract After an overview of important developments of option pricing theory, this article describes statistical approaches to modeling the difference between the theoretical and actual prices. An empirical study is given to compare various approaches. WIREs Comp Stat 2011 3 566–576 DOI: 10.1002/wics.186 This article is categorized under: Applications of Computational Statistics > Computational Finance

S&P 500 futures prices from December 19, 1987, to December 18, 2008. Only the price of the futures contract that is closest to its expiration is plotted. The vertical axis is in the logarithmic scale.

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Historic volatility, at‐the‐money implied volatility and calibrated volatility for the S&P 500 futures and futures option data from December 19, 1987, to December 18, 2008. Implied volatility is calculated for the option that has the smallest log moneyness among the options that are closest to their expiration dates.

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