WAGGING THE DOG
- Credit Derivatives: A Minority Game? O'Leary, Christopher // Investment Dealers' Digest;6/14/2004, Vol. 70 Issue 24, p34
Discusses a survey conducted by Citigroup, showing that most high-grade bond buyers do not use the products as a hedge. Disinclination among investment-grade investors to try the credit derivatives market; Investors' bearishness on the investment-grade market's prospects; Small number of...
- Dealers Talking Tough On Derivatives Backlog. Lewis, Janet // Investment Dealers' Digest;10/3/2005, Vol. 71 Issue 37, p7
Discusses the meeting among credit derivative dealers over the issue of derivatives backlog in the United States. Proposal to require hedge funds to sign the protocol issued by the International Swaps and Derivatives Association; Link between the dimensions of the problem and the size of the...
- Hedge Funds and Derivatives: The Treasury Perspective. // Securities Industry News;3/20/2006, Vol. 18 Issue 11, p6
Focuses on the growth of hedge funds and credit derivatives in the U.S. Impact of the growth of hedge funds on financial markets; Discussion on the dynamics of over-the-counter derivatives; Estimated national value of global derivative contracts.
- Hedge Funds Are Shaping Global Credit Market. Pyburn, Allison // High Yield Report;8/1/2005, Vol. 16 Issue 30, p2
Forecasts the effect of the success of hedge funds across various market sectors in the U.S. Impact on credit markets in the event of a substantial credit; Influence of hedge funds on credit derivatives market; Possibility of the event of a price correction in funds.
- Credit Derivatives. // Federal Reserve Bulletin;Spring2005, Vol. 91 Issue 2, p154
Provides information pertaining to credit derivatives in the United States. Over-the-counter agreements in which the risk of credit loss of a reference entity is transferred from one party to another; Estimated total notional amount of credit derivatives outstanding worldwide, according to the...
- Credit Derivatives -- Hot & Evolving Fast. Iyer, Savita // Bank Loan Report;9/13/2004, Vol. 19 Issue 35, p1
Reports on the status of the credit derivatives market in the United States. Expansion of gross sold outstanding including cash collateralized debt obligations; Single-name credit default swaps; Increase in the role played by hedge funds; Increase in importance of correlation trading.
- Credit Derivatives To Get Riskier In '06. O'Leary, Christopher // High Yield Report;12/5/2005, Vol. 16 Issue 46, p1
The article presents information on the financial performance of the credit derivatives market as of December 2005. It is reported that the market has grown so exponentially that its notional value of $5.3 trillion now tops the $5 trillion of the entire U.S. corporate bond market. Hedge funds...
- Credit derivatives to get riskier in '06. O'Leary, Christopher // Asset Securitization Report;12/12/2005, Vol. 5 Issue 47, p13
The article states that according to a Fitch Ratings Inc. survey the credit derivatives market has grown so exponentially that its notional value of $5.3 trillion now tops the $5.0 trillion of the entire U.S. corporate bond market. That situation is expected to intensify in 2006, as credit...
- JPM set to probe $2bn loss. Salih, Chris // Money Marketing (Online Edition);5/14/2012, p22
The article reports that J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. is investigating whether London-based traders hid the extent of losses from credit derivatives positions after the firm announced 2 billion dollars worth of losses. Hedge funds were complaining that JPMorgan Chase was distorting markets through a...