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. How can an investor terminate a derivative contract?

    Read a brief overview about some of the different ways that derivatives traders can terminate their contracts early, including ...
  2. 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 ...
  3. Who is the counterparty of a derivative?

    Learn about the counterparty to a derivative contract, and how derivative swap agreements traded over the counter have counterparty ...
  4. How are risk weighted assets used to calculate the solvency ratio in regulatory capital ...

    Learn how risk-weighted assets are used to determine solvency ratio requirements under the Basel III accord, and see how ...
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