Swaps

  1. An Introduction To Swaps

    Learn how these derivatives work and how companies can benefit from them.
  2. CSM: ProShares Large Cap Core Plus ETF

    Learn information about the ProShares Large Cap Core Plus ETF, and explore detailed ...
  3. SPXU: ProShares UltraPro Short S&P500 ETF

    Find out information about the ProShares UltraPro Short S&P 500 exchange-traded fund, ...
  4. TZA: Direxion Small Cap Bear 3X ETF

    Find out more about the Direxion Daily Small Cap Bear 3X ETF, the characteristics ...
  5. BIB: ProShares Ultra Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF

    Find out information about the ProShares Ultra Nasdaq Biotechnology exchange-traded ...
  6. Credit Default Swaps: An Introduction

    This derivative can help manage portfolio risk, but it isn't a simple vehicle.
  1. Derivative

    A security with a price that is dependent upon or derived from one or more underlying ...
  2. SPXU: ProShares UltraPro Short S&P500 ETF

    Find out information about the ProShares UltraPro Short S&P 500 exchange-traded fund, ...
  3. TZA: Direxion Small Cap Bear 3X ETF

    Find out more about the Direxion Daily Small Cap Bear 3X ETF, the characteristics ...
  4. BIB: ProShares Ultra Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF

    Find out information about the ProShares Ultra Nasdaq Biotechnology exchange-traded ...
  5. Top 4 Inverse Equities ETFs (SH, SDS)

    Explore analysis of some of the most popular inverse and leveraged-inverse ETFs that ...
  6. UCO Vs. UWTI: Two Different Leveraged Oil ETFs

    Find out more about the ProShares Ultra Bloomberg Crude Oil ETF and VelocityShares ...
  1. What is a derivative?

    A derivative is a contract between two or more parties whose value is based on an agreed-upon underlying financial asset, ...
  2. What are the main risks associated with trading derivatives?

    Understand derivatives trading and learn about the primary risks usually associated with trading in the derivatives market, ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. 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 ...
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