Cox, Ross

Cox, Ross,

1793–1853, American fur trader. He joined John Jacob AstorAstor, John Jacob
, 1763–1848, American merchant, b. Walldorf, near Heidelberg, Germany. At the age of 16 he went to England, and five years later, in 1784, he arrived in Baltimore, penniless.
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's Pacific Fur Company in 1811 and went to the Astoria post on the supply ship Beaver. He was active in the trade in the Columbia river valley, entering the employ of the North West CompanyNorth West Company,
fur-trading organization in North America in the late 18th and early 19th cent.; it was composed of Montreal trading firms and fur traders. Formation
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 after Astoria was sold to that firm. His Adventures on the Columbia River (1831) is an entertaining as well as valuable historical source.
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FLAT-FOOTED Motherwell simply had no answer to the vim and vigour of Caley Thistle's forward- thinking Foran, Cox, Ross, Rooney and Sutherland.
The binomial tree method (BTM), first proposed by Cox, Ross & Rubinstein (1979), is the most simple and powerful technique to pricing many complex exotic options in contrast to the Partial Differential Equation (PDE) method and other numerical methods such as Monte-Carlo simulated method (Duan, 1995) and lattice method (Boyle, 1986, Ritchken & Trevor, 1999).
She used the Cox, Ross, and Rubinstein's (1979) Binomial Option Pricing model (BOP) to estimate the contract valuation.
Kolb dating from 1991 to 2007, or the groundbreaking papers and publications written by John Cox, Stephen Ross, and Mark Rubinstein beginning in 1976 on the topic of binomial options and discrete time probabilities (Cox and Ross, 1976; Cox, Ross, and Rubinstein, 1979; Cox and Rubinstein, 1985).
On the scoresheet were Anthony Cox, Ross Harris, Grant Joshua and John Willetts.
The Cox, Ross, and Rubinstein (CRR) model is easy to construct and is probably the most widely accepted and popular binomial model.
Black-Scholes, Cox, Ross, Rubinstein and many other option pricing functions are supported natively, while firm and product specific pricing functions can be integrated through the use of VBA or Microsoft Component Object Model (COM) - based DLL's.