Learning Objectives: Define derivatives and explain how derivative transactions create counterparty credit risk. Compare and contrast exchange-traded derivatives and over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives, and discuss the features of their markets. Describe the process of clearing a derivative...
Learning Objectives: Assess the credit risks of derivatives. Define credit valuation adjustment (CVA) and debt valuation adjustment (DVA). Calculate the probability of default using credit spreads. Describe, compare, and contrast various credit risk mitigants and their role in credit analysis...
Learning objectives: Explain how the principles of arbitrage pricing of derivatives on fixed-income securities can be extended over multiple periods. Define option-adjusted spread (OAS) and apply it to security pricing. Describe the rationale behind the use of recombining trees in option...
Hi @David Harper CFA FRM ,
Made a quick summary of the market sizes of the 2 markets, reading from the books. Any links that track the amounts as in the books those are numbers from June 2019. Would be excited to see how much these markets have grown since COVID. Also note that the interest...
Learning objectives: Calculate and compare the payoffs from hedging strategies involving forward contracts and options. Calculate and compare the payoffs from speculative strategies involving futures and options. Describe arbitrageurs' strategy and calculate an arbitrage payoff. Describe some of...
Learning objectives: Define derivatives, describe the features and uses of derivatives and compare linear and non-linear derivatives. Describe the specifics of exchange-traded and over-the-counter markets, and evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of each. Differentiate between options...
Learning objectives: Compare different strategies a firm can use to manage its risk exposures and explain situations in which a firm would want to use each strategy. Explain the relationship between risk appetite and a firm’s risk management decisions. Evaluate some advantages and disadvantages...
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Learning objectives: Describe how exchanges can be used to alleviate counterparty risk. Explain the developments in clearing that reduce risk. Compare exchange-traded and OTC markets and describe their uses.
Questions:
601.1. An exchange is a central financial center where parties can trade...
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