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  1. Credit Default Swaps: An Introduction

    This derivative can help manage portfolio risk, but it isn't a simple vehicle.
  2. High-Yield Corporate Bonds: Issuers and Investors

    High-yield bonds play a significant role in various investment portfolios. An examination ...
  3. The Return of CDOs After the 2008 Financial Crisis

    Learn how the market for CDOs is coming back after the 2008 financial crisis, and ...
  4. Credit Default Swaps: What Happens In A Credit ...

    The credit crisis of 2008 prompted important changes to the settlement of credit ...
  5. Falling Giant: A Case Study Of AIG

    Find out why the U.S. government approved an enormous bailout package for American ...
  6. CDOs And The Mortgage Market

    These structured products contribute to keeping borrowing rates low.
  1. CMO vs CDO: Same Outside, Different Inside

    The concept of collateralizing and structured financing predates the market for collateralized ...
  1. What is securitization?

    Securitization is the process of taking an illiquid asset, or group of assets, and through financial engineering, transforming ...
  2. What role did junk bonds play in the financial crisis of 2007-08?

    Discover the role that junk bonds played in the financial crisis of 2007-2008. The main issue is that toxic housing debt ...
  3. What's the difference between a collateralized debt obligation (CDO) and a collateralized ...

    Find out how a collateralized mortgage obligation (CMO) is similar to a collateralized debt obligation (CDO), as well as ...
  4. Can private investors benefit from collateralized debt obligations (CDO)?

    Learn who participates in the industry of collateralized debt obligations or CDOs. Get a general idea of how money is generated ...
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