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Synthetic Stocks

Synthetic Stocks Explained

In this week’s Fast Finance lesson, New York Institute of Finance Instructor,¬†Anton Theunissen, explains Synthetic Stocks and how they are created. A Synthetic Stock is an option strategy equivalent to the underlying stock where a long call and a short put become a synthetic long stock.¬†Learn more in this fast finance video.

About the Instructor

Anton Theunissen has twelve years of financial services experience and more than 10 years of academic experience, teaching finance, economics and mathematics to graduate and undergraduate students. His research interests include the effects of securitization and rational default behavior on mortgage credit extension.

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