Swaps

  1. How To Read Interest Rate Swap Quotes

    Puzzled by interest rate swap quotes terminology? Investopedia explains how to read ...
  2. Effects of OIS Discounting for Derivative Traders

    The use of OIS discounting has important implications for derivative valuations and ...
  3. How Swaptions Can Reduce Risk in Portfolios

    How can investing in Swaptions reduce risk in portfolios.
  4. What Warren Buffet Calls "Weapons of Mass Destruction": ...

    A full analysis of how the swap industry works.
  5. How Are Interest Rate Swaps Valued?

    When trading in financial markets, higher returns are generally associated with higher ...
  6. Credit Default Swaps: What Happens In A Credit ...

    The credit crisis of 2008 prompted important changes to the settlement of credit ...
  1. 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 ...
  2. 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 ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. 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 ...
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