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Issue 105 - September 24th

  • News

      • TARP assessed

        Structured credit market responds positively, but warns it's no panacea

        News of the US government's planned troubled asset relief programme (TARP) has been welcomed by stru...

      • Mastering documentation

        Rehypothecated assets to delay hedge fund settlements

        CDS documentation and the liquidation process have been in the spotlight over the past week, as coun...

      • Correlation drop

        Systemic risk fears lessen over bailout plan and ABCP resolution

        Correlation looks set to be driven lower in response to a number of separate events that have taken...

      • Regulation redux

        New York move could have wider repercussions

        The New York Insurance Department's announcement on Monday that it will begin regulating some CDS ca...

  • Job Swaps

  • News Round-up

  • Research Notes

      • The outlook for US home prices

        In an MSA-level analysis of home affordability, Deutsche Bank securitisation research analyst Karen ...

        During Q208, home prices throughout much of the US continued to decline. One might expect that this...

      • Trading ideas: empty piggy bank

        Byron Douglass, senior research analyst at Credit Derivatives Research, looks at a short trade on St...

        For those with any appetite left for taking on risk, we find the current market to be filled with re...


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