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  1. Ken Griffin's Citadel Makes Big Moves in Credit ...

    Citadel Securities and leader Ken Griffin have made significant increases in trade ...
  2. Buffett Nixes Credit Derivatives From Berkshire ...

    After years of gradually reducing exposure to credit derivatives, Buffett's Berkshire ...
  3. Credit Default Swaps: An Introduction

    This derivative can help manage portfolio risk, but it isn't a simple vehicle.
  4. Credit Default Swaps: What Happens In A Credit ...

    The credit crisis of 2008 prompted important changes to the settlement of credit ...
  5. 3 Key Markets To Follow When Trading FX

    With the increased interconnectivity of the global markets these days, it pays to ...
  1. Buffett Nixes Credit Derivatives From Berkshire ...

    After years of gradually reducing exposure to credit derivatives, Buffett's Berkshire ...
  1. What is the default risk of a derivative?

    Learn about default and counterparty risk for derivatives, and understand why derivatives traded over the counter have significant ...
  2. Should you calculate Value at Risk (VaR) for counterparty credit risk?

    Learn how value at risk (VaR) may be used to determine the risk of counterparty default for credit default swaps and other ...
  3. Why is tenor important on credit default swaps?

    Read about the relationship between a credit default swap's tenor and the maturity of an underlying loan asset and why the ...
  4. Who is the counterparty of a derivative?

    Learn about the counterparty to a derivative contract, and how derivative swap agreements traded over the counter have counterparty ...
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