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Option pricing

Several mathematical models exist to calculate an approximation of the Fair value of an option, among them, the Black-Scholes model and the Binomial model. The values provided by these models depend on at least the following factors:

Implicitly or explicitly, these models also rely on particular assumptions about the process of innovations in the underlying security price, dividends, and interest rates; transferability of the option right; and the operation of tax law.
Steven Huddart
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