Interest Rate Swap

  1. An Introduction To Swaps

    Learn how these derivatives work and how companies can benefit from them.
  2. 5 Ways to Play the Stock Market after an Interest ...

    When the Fed will raises rates is still the unknown, but if it happens investors ...
  3. Playing Rising Rates with Ultra-Short Term Bonds

    With rising rates likely, investors may want to consider adding a dose of ultra-short ...
  4. How To Read Interest Rate Swap Quotes

    Puzzled by interest rate swap quotes terminology? Investopedia explains how to read ...
  5. How Swaptions Can Reduce Risk in Portfolios

    How can investing in Swaptions reduce risk in portfolios.
  6. Find The Right Discount Rate Amid Post-2007 Risks

    OIS discounting has become part of standard valuation techniques, in a market in ...
  1. Playing Rising Rates with Ultra-Short Term Bonds

    With rising rates likely, investors may want to consider adding a dose of ultra-short ...
  1. For what financial instruments is a modified duration relevant?

    Find out about modified duration, financial instruments the modified duration is used for and how to calculate the modified ...
  2. What is the difference between derivatives and swaps?

    Find out more about derivative securities, swaps, examples of derivatives and swaps, and the main difference between derivative ...
  3. What does the notional principal of a derivative contract refer to?

    Find out more about the notional principal amount, interest rate swap agreements and how the notional principal amount in ...
  4. What are the benefits of engaging in a currency swap?

    Read about the benefits of engaging in a currency swap, such as when companies in different countries want to borrow funds ...
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