More Risk, Less Money

Chang, Helen
September 2004
Bond Buyer;9/28/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31978, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on the evaluation of bond insurer's profitability using an index pits premium rates against capital charges in the U.S. Usage of index to show how much insurers can earn for taking a certain risk; Calculation of premiums relative to the spread between insured and uninsured bonds; Details of information on profitability for the first half of 2004.


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