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Issue 104 - September 17th

  • News

      • Systemic shocks

        CDS counterparty and operational risks remain

        Following an extraordinary weekend that saw Lehman Brothers filing for Chapter 11 protection, Bank o...

      • Preparing for action

        Options for CSOs addressed as further volatility looms

        Three corporate defaults over the course of one week spell another significant bout of rating volati...

      • Swallowing a bitter pill

        Balance sheet CDOs set to increase in importance

        As the banking community reels at the outcome of the events of the past few days, a number of market...

      • Risk management strengthened

        Move to accelerate as risk assets spun off into new vehicles

        The credit crunch has prompted CDS end-users to strengthen their STP and risk and liquidity manageme...

  • Job Swaps

      • Credit opportunity funds launch

        The latest company and people moves

        Credit opportunity funds launchRon D'Vari and James Frischling have launched NewOak Capital, an advi...

  • News Round-up

      • Structured ARS impacted

        A round up of this week's structured credit news

        Structured ARS impactedAn estimated US$5bn to US$10bn of structured auction-rate securities (ARS) he...

  • Research Notes

      • Where should hedge funds keep their cash?

        Structured credit strategists at Citi recommend that all institutional investors insist on moving th...

        It may seem odd to focus on hedge funds' deployment of cash when so many of the arguments in this no...

      • Trading ideas: golden horizons

        Byron Douglass, senior research analyst at Credit Derivatives Research, looks at an outright long on...

        Right after the Fannie/Freddie bailout Barrick Gold tested the corporate bond market with a three-tr...


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