Economic Derivative

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  1. Can mutual funds invest in derivatives?

    Find out about mutual fund investment options, and understand whether mutual funds are permitted to include investments in ...
  2. 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 ...
  3. What is the difference between derivatives and options?

    Learn how options are one type of derivative and how equity options derive their value from a stock, and understand other ...
  4. What is the purpose of the Volcker Rule?

    Learn about how the Volcker rule prohibits banks from engaging in certain activities, such as proprietary trading and having ...
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