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MIT Finance 1 : Forward and Futures Contracts

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Andrew Lo is a professor of finance at the MIT Sloan School of Management, the director of MIT's Laboratory for Financial Engineering. The list goes on for the roles that he fulfills in relation to his expertise. In this lesson he shall share his knowledge about Forward and Futures Contracts. Furthermore, you will learn about Valuations. 
Lo shall give numerous examples that would make grasping such topic easier.

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Andrew Lo

Andrew W. Lo is a director of the MIT Laboratory for Financial Engineering, a principal investigator at the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, and an affiliated faculty member of the MIT Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. He has published numerous articles in finance and economics journals and has authored several books. During the most recent six-year period, Lo has received speaking or consulting fees, honoraria, etc.

Lo has also been given numerous awards and citations. His awards include Batterymarch, Guggenheim, and Sloan Fellowships; the Paul A. Samuelson Award; the Eugene Fama Prize; the IAFE-SunGard Financial Engineer of the Year award; the Global Association of Risk Professionals' Risk Manager of the Year award; the Harry M. Markowitz Award; the Managed Futures Pinnacle Achievement Award; one of TIME’s “100 most influential people in the world”; and awards for teaching excellence from both Wharton and MIT. His most recent book, Adaptive Markets: Financial Evolution at the Speed of Thought, has also received a number of awards. Lo is a Fellow of Academia Sinica, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Econometric Society, and the Society of Financial Econometrics.