Swaps

  1. Effects of OIS Discounting for Derivative Traders

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

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

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

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

    The credit crisis of 2008 prompted important changes to the settlement of credit ...
  6. Derivatives 101

    Learn how to use this type of investment as an alternative way to participate in ...
  1. How are swap agreements financed?

    Learn how swap agreements are now cleared by swap execution facilities and require the use of collateral margin to hold, ...
  2. What are the risks involved with swaps?

    Learn about interest rate risk and counterparty risk for interest rate swap agreements, and understand how the Dodd-Frank ...
  3. What are interest rate swaps on the OTC market?

    Learn about interest rate swaps and how they are traded over the counter, and understand the impact of Dodd-Frank on swaps ...
  4. What are the Securities and Exchange Commission regulations regarding swaps?

    Learn how the SEC regulates trading of swaps, and how swap trading is moving from an over-the-counter market to centralized ...
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