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Economy-crippling derivatives becoming popular with banks again

Occupy Wall Street, October 5th Image by hunter.gatherer Economy-crippling derivatives becoming popular with banks again Insurance giant American International Group, for instance, teetered on the brink of bankruptcy in 2008 because of its exposure to complex derivatives known as credit-default swaps. AIG's near collapse and the fall of Lehman Brothers led to provisions … Read [...]

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The Year of the Synthetic CDO – No Holds Barred

New York, NY (PRWEB) September 1, 2005 2005 has been a banner year for the derivatives industry. The growth in derivatives trading has been exponential, especially in the area of credit derivatives driven by the investment zeal of hedge funds worldwide. So far this year, the average dealer is at a pace to have more [...]

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Default Risk is Not the Only Reason for Corporate Credit Spreads

(PRWEB) September 23, 2005 A new study published in The Journal of Finance finds that while most corporate credit spreads are due to default risk, liquidity related factors also contribute to the cost of debt. By using information from credit default swap premia (a common credit derivative), the authors were able to provide direct measures [...]

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Malaysia Default Swaps Climb to Four-Month High on Fed Outlook

Malaysia Default Swaps Climb to Four-Month High on Fed Outlook Five-year credit-default swaps rose seven basis points, or 0.07 percentage point, to 94 in New York yesterday, according to data provider CMA, which is owned by McGraw-Hill Cos. and compiles prices quoted by dealers in the privately negotiated market. Read more on Businessweek Too much [...]

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Whos using Derivatives?

Dublin (PRWEB) October 14, 2005 Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of Derivatives Week (Newsletter) to their offering Derivatives Week is the only publication dedicated to breaking news on the over-the-counter derivatives market worldwide. Every week, its reporters in New York, London and Hong Kong dig up must-read intelligence on swaps and [...]

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Quantifi Unveils Version 7.1

Cranford, NJ (PRWEB) December 15, 2005 Quantifi Inc, a leading provider of analytics and risk management solutions for the global credit markets, today announces the release of Quantifi Toolkit version 7.1 – the most comprehensive and performance driven credit analytics package available. This release includes over thirty major enhancements including some of the latest [...]

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Documentation overhaul spooks sub CDS holders

the subprime mortgage credit crisis as seen from the blue hills observation tower, milton Image by twintermute | + + | soundtrack: autechre, "rae" (or drane2) Documentation overhaul spooks sub CDS holders We cover all ABS & structured credit including Collateralised loan obligations (CLO), Residential mortgage backed securities (RMBS), Commercial mortgage backed securities (CMBS), Collateralised [...]

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Beyond the sound and fury of CFTC deadline

Beyond the sound and fury of CFTC deadline Even though the deadline was set, the evolution of this type of swaps trading had been several years in the making. Since launching interest rate swaps and credit default swap indices trading on Tradeweb in 2005, more than 155,000 trades, representing … Read more on Financial Times Erdogan [...]

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Respected Corporate and Finance Attorney Writes Chapter for Kluwers Innovation in Securitisation, Yearbook 2006

New York, NY (PRWEB) October 17, 2006 Ellen H. Clark, a prominent corporate attorney who practices in the New York office of leading law firm DLA Piper US LLP, has published a chapter entitled Developments in Derivatives and Synthetic Securitization Following the US Bankruptcy Reforms of 2005 for Kluwer Law Internationals Innovation in Securitisation, Yearbook [...]

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Alacra Adds Markit Group to Premium Partners

New York, NY (PRWEB) May 24, 2007 Alacra, Inc, a leading provider of online business information solutions, announced today that it now integrates data from Markit Group Limited (“Markit”) in its Concordance offering. Markit is the leading provider of independent data, portfolio valuations and OTC derivatives trade processing. Alacra Concordance seamlessly ties together company, [...]

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Spanish Crisis Triggers Real Estate Price Collapse

Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) June 29, 2012 A move by Spanish banks to offload the build-up of foreclosed properties on their [...]

Self Storage Provider Coronado Mobile Storage Joins Forces with LAD Solutions in Promoting Storage Containers as Mobile Offices

San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 03, 2012 With the collapse in real estate prices and explosive growth in home foreclosures [...]


Real Estate Prices LOFTS DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES FOR SALE AND LEASE RENTALS. LA loft prices and market report Corey Chambers, [...]

Mortgage Rates Drop to New Record Lows Influencing Increase In Refinancing and Home Building Activity According to

Wilmington, NC (PRWEB) July 24, 2012 Mortgage rates have reached a new historical low point for 30 year fixed, 15 [...]

NFIB Stated Confidence in Small Business Takes a Steep Drop XSM Services aimed to Restore Faith

Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) January 30, 2013 After the recession took its toll on the U.S. economy, the fiscal cliff and [...]

Junior State of America Releases Winter 2013 Edition of Student-Run Magazine, The Junior Statement

Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 31, 2013 The Junior State of America (JSA) today released the Winter 2013 Edition of The [...]