Which few decisions or activities, if done incorrectly, almost always negatively affect performance, even if most other things go right? And which decisions or activities, done correctly, will almost always deliver disproportionately positive effects on performance? People working in the financial markets and businesses linked to the financial markets, such as HR, IT, credit or legal departments are expected to understand a range of ever-changing financial concepts, products and practices. Yet too often there is no direct experience upon which to draw, or practitioners have become over-specialised. For example, the bond marketer will only have a sliver of knowledge about FOREX markets, or the marketing relationship manager who only has a fleeting acquaintance with derivatives, or the high-flying graduate entrant who is feeling daunted by all the terminology and market jargon. Market Know-How: Finance and Markets is an exciting and targeted training book written for anyone who feels that they may not have all the facts, or for those wanting an authoritative introduction to the financial markets. It brings together experts in securities trading, derivatives, foreign exchange traders and IT consultants to provide explanations and advice on situations, conditions and market uses and applications.