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Financial Modelling

VBA & Macros : how useful are they?

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As a recent example, I wrote a macro in Excel to calibrate a binomial interest rate tree with one button click.  I change the par curve, click a button, and I have the new tree.  Voilà!

Simplify the complicated side; don't complify the simplicated side.

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Oh yes, they make life easier. I’ve been using the V-look up & H-look up a lot at work. Haven’t used much of Macros.