About the Book
The ubiquitous Excel spreadsheet is both a gift and a curse to the finance industry.
On the one hand it is both a lingua franca and visually intuitive.
However, many problems are hard to solve, and even if solveable, it is difficult to show correctness when many hundreds of cell formulae are present.
Visual Basic for Applications can help, but it is showing its age, and many slightly different copies of spreadsheets lead to headaches.
It is a singular language.
About the Author
John Orford is a self employed risk analyst. Previously he was the head of StateStreet Bank's risk services business for the Asia Pacific Region.