Search my Quotes DataBase - Enter one or two keywords and/or author last name.

Hint: keep it simple, like life twain




Facebook share   Tweet This   Email this

Daily Inspiration - Quotes to Live By
Inspiration  |  Motivational Articles  |  Being Strong  |  Being Positive  |  Links  |  About
Topics:   A-   B-   Ca-   Co-   D-   E-   F-   G-   H-    I-    J-K-L   M-   N-O   Pa-   Pr-   Q-R   Sa-   Sk-   T-   U-V-W-X-Y-Z

John Hull Quotes and Sayings

I hope you find great value in these Quotes by John Hull from my large collection of motivational and inspirational quotes and sayings.

We concluded that you cannot rely on delta hedging alone.
It sounds simplistic to say that now,
but back then, this was the sort of thing people were
only just beginning to realize.
- John Hull

I guess any simple idea that is really good will catch on quickly.
- John Hull

I didn't become interested in derivatives until 1982,
1983.
- John Hull

When interest rates are high you want the average direction
in which interest rates are moving to be downward;
when interest rates are low you want the average direction to be upward.
- John Hull

 

Our starting point then was trying to find a way to
incorporate mean reversion into the HoLee model.
- John Hull

The problem with interest rates are that you are not
modeling a single number,
you are modeling a whole term structure,
so it is a sort of different type of problem.
- John Hull

Our research led on to other things,
such as the fact that exchange rates are not lognormally distributed.
- John Hull

Please sign-up for my Free Inspirational Daily Email on the form below.

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.


There are challenges in terms of the measurement of
VAR for what are known as nonlinear derivatives,
where things like gamma and vega are important dimensions of the risk.
- John Hull

I think VAR is a very healthy development within the industry.
- John Hull

We started giving presentations at practitioner conferences in 1986,
and since then all of our derivatives research has
been stimulated by contact with practitioners.
- John Hull

Yes, our tree has an interesting shape.
The center branches reflect the shape of the zero curve.
When extreme parts of the tree are reached the branching
pattern changes to accommodate the mean reversion.
- John Hull

If each of your time steps is one week long,
you are not modeling the stock price terribly well
over a one-week time period,
because you are saying that there are only two possible outcomes.
- John Hull

The HoLee model was the first term structure model.
I remember reading their paper soon after it was published
and as it was fairly different from many of the other papers that I had read,
I had to read it quite a few times.
I realized that it was a really important paper.
- John Hull

One important measurement issue concerns the fat tails
problem that I mentioned earlier.
VAR is concerned with extreme outcomes.
If the tails of the probability distributions we are using are too thin,
our VAR measures are likely to be too low.
- John Hull

Briefly speaking, our conclusion is that stochastic
volatility does not make a huge difference as far as
the pricing is concerned if you get the average volatility right.
It makes a big difference as far as hedging is concerned.
- John Hull

The real challenge was to model all the interest rates simultaneously,
so you could value something that depended not only
on the three-month interest rate,
but on other interest rates as well.
- John Hull

Alan White and I spent the next two or three years
working together on this.
We developed what is known a stochastic volatility model.
This is a model where the volatility as well as the
underlying asset price moves around in an unpredictable way.
- John Hull

In the interest rate area, traders have for a long
time used a version of what is known as Black's model
for European bond options;
another version of the same model for caps and floors;
and yet another version of the same model for European swap options.
- John Hull

Our tree is actually a tree of the short-term interest rate.
The average direction in which the short-term interest
rate moves depends on the level of the rate.
When the rate is very high, that direction is downward;
when the rate is very low,
it is upward.
- John Hull

Many years ago, I concluded that a few hair shirts
were part of the mental wardrobe of every man.
The president differs from other men in that he has
a more extensive wardrobe.
- Herbert Hoover

I have about concluded that wealth is a state of mind,
and that anyone can acquire a wealthy state of mind
by thinking rich thoughts.
- Andrew Young

Failing to find in women exactly the same kind of sexual emotions,
as they find in themselves, men have concluded that
there are none there at all.
- Havelock Ellis

That is the returning to God which in reality is never
concluded on earth but yet leaves behind in the soul a divine home sickness,
which never again ceases.
- Max Muller

Yet, nearly 6 decades after the Holocaust concluded,
Anti-Semitism still exists as the scourge of the world.
- Eliot Engel

I have concluded that the U.N.
can do a few things well.
- Gordon Smith

We have not yet concluded that needle-exchange programs
do not encourage drug use.
- Donna Shalala

Scholarship was one thing, drudgery another.
I very soon concluded that nothing would induce me to read,
let alone make notes on, hundreds and hundreds of very,
very, very boring books.
- Simon Raven

I have therefore concluded to apply for the privilege
of becoming a Cadet at West Point.
- George Stoneman

I had concluded when I was the prosecutor that I would
vote against the death penalty if I were in the legislature
but that I could ask for it when I was satisfied as to guilt.
- Janet Reno

A recent survey conducted by the University of Minnesota
concluded that meth was involved in as many as 81 percent
of child protection cases in the state.
- Mark Kennedy

The violence seems to be diminishing.
They've stared into the abyss a bit.
I think they've all concluded that further violence...
is not in their interests.
- Stephen Hadley

When I first concluded to print the book,
I made an honest effort to construct it in the third person.
- John Sergeant Wise

Where I am not understood, it shall be concluded that
something very useful and profound is couched underneath.
- Jonathan Swift

Apprehension is natural, but it must not be concluded that it is a threat.
Certainly not.
- Sellapan Ramanathan

When a person is found less guilty than he is suspected,
he is concluded more innocent than he really is.
- Charlotte Lennox

Great progress was made when arbitration treaties were
concluded in which the contracting powers pledge in
advance to submit all conflicts to an arbitration court,
treaties which not only specify the composition of the court,
but also its procedure.
- Ludwig Quidde

But if republicans are to prevail, if the peace process
is to be successfully concluded and Irish sovereignty
and re-unification secured,
then we have to set the agenda - no-one else is going to do that.
- Gerry Adams

When a peace agreement is concluded between the Lebanese government and Israel,
we would surely disagree with the Lebanese government about that,
but we would not make any turmoil out of it.
- Hassan Nasrallah

I had earlier concluded that a war with Iraq would
be a distraction from the successful and expeditious
completion of our aims in Afghanistan.
Now I had come to question whether the White House was telling the truth.
- Bob Graham

I am certain more emergency supplemental bills will
be needed before this process is concluded.
In fact, there is a point I have repeated several times
recently which keeps the enormity of this situation in perspective.
- Jo Bonner

There are few ironclad rules of diplomacy but to one there is no exception.
When an official reports that talks were useful,
it can safely be concluded that nothing was accomplished.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

Leadership is solving problems.
The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is
the day you have stopped leading them.
They have either lost confidence that you can help
or concluded you do not care.
Either case is a failure of leadership.
- Colin Powell

Last year the National Sorry Day Committee consulted
with stolen generations people in every State and Territory,
and concluded that programmes set up in response to
the Bringing Them Home Report are reaching only a small
fraction of those they are intended to help.
- Malcolm Fraser

CALM IN CHAOS
In the midst of the flurry - clarity.
In the midst of the storm - calm.
In the midst of divided interests - certainty.
In the many roads - a certain choice.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is defined more by its contrasts than its samenesses;
Life is defined more by its risks than the many securities.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

After climbing a great hill,
one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
- Nelson Mandela

Many persons have a wrong idea of
what constitutes true happiness.
It is not attained through self-gratification
but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
- Helen Keller

As many raindrops join to form a great river of water,
many souls join their highest intent to form
the river of evolved consciousness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Many people excuse their own faults
but judge other persons harshly.
We should reverse this attitude
by excusing others' shortcomings
and by harshly examining our own.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Many hands make light work.
- Proverb

In the midst of the flurry - clarity.
In the midst of the storm - calm.
In the midst of divided interests - certainty.
In the many roads - a certain choice.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.
- Alfred Adler

Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head,
and knows not that it brings abundance
to drive away the hunger.
- Saint Basil

Many a man fails as an original thinker
simply because his memory is too good.
- Nietzsche

Most of the luxuries, and many of the so-called comforts of life
are not only not indispensable,
but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind.
- Henry David Thoreau

Cowards die many times before their deaths;
The valiant never taste of death but once.
- William Shakespeare

Facts are many, but the truth is one.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize
how close they were to success when they gave up.
- Thomas Edison

Many people love in themselves what they hate in others.
- E. F. Schumacher

Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
- Publilius Syrus

Don't give up. There are too many nay-sayers out there
who will try to discourage you.
Don't listen to them.
The only one who can make you give up is yourself.
- Sidney Sheldon

Too many people overvalue what they are not,
and undervalue what they are.
- Malcolm S. Forbes

There are as many pillows of illusion
as flakes in a snow-storm.
We wake from one dream into another dream.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

All the great things are simple,
and many can be expressed in a single word:
freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
- Winston Churchill

Many people allow their need
for other people's approval to control their lives.
They spend their lives worrying about what others think of them.
- Rick Warren

A man can fail many times,
but he isn't a failure until
he begins to blame somebody else.
- John Burroughs

The fox has many tricks.
The hedgehog has but one.
But that is the best of all.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Many men go fishing all of their lives
without knowing that it is not fish they are after.
- Henry David Thoreau

As every divided kingdom falls,
so every mind divided between
many studies confounds and saps itself.
- Leonardo da Vinci

The only good luck many great men ever had was
being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
- Channing Pollock


Quotes and Sayings

---------


Thank you for visiting: John Hull Quotes and Sayings.

Please sign up on the form below to receive
my Free Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes email.

You can also search my large collection of Quotes and Sayings.

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 


Sign-up to receive Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes
free via email

Daily inspirational quotes and motivational messages of self-worth, choice,
positive attitude, happiness, forgiveness, and gratitude.
Inspiring motivational sayings plus Jonathan's insights into life,
relationships, and joyful living.

Enter Your E-Mail Address:
Enter Your Name (what you want to be called):
To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.
Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.

Or Subscribe to the Feedburner feed for Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes.



All materials & writings are copyright ©. You may read about our disclaimer, our privacy policy, our copyright policy, terms of use, participation in affiliate programs, and the list of all our websites.