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Credit Default Swap

A Credit Default Swap (CDS) is a derivative contract between two parties, a credit protection buyer and credit protection seller, in which the buyer makes a series of cash payments to the seller and receives a promise of compensation for credit losses resulting from the default of a reference entity.

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Missed Connections

The red fedora at Waterloo Station

You were dashing through Waterloo station when your hat fell off. I picked it up before it got trampled. Was it just me? 452 more words

The MET

Bond and equity investors in stare-down over Europe

Equity market jitters over the future of the European Union are not universally shared by credit investors with the cost of insuring against a bond default by a number of member states remaining on a downtrend. 238 more words

How MF GLOBAL Failed

Not many people know about the convictions behind how MF global failed. This is how the destruction process works @ Wall Street and MF Global bankruptcy was one of the example of it. 267 more words

Financial Crisis