Explaining Derivatives: Seeing Past the Termination Payment

May 2006
Bond Buyer;5/8/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32376, p35
Trade Publication
This article discusses how public finance executives can communicate to taxpayers and constituents the value of the termination payment clause in derivative securities. Termination payments are made on derivative transactions that achieve a significant amount of savings. Derivatives have value as a financial risk management tool.


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