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Credit Default Swaps

Credit Default Swaps (CDS) are the most widely used type of credit derivative and a powerful force in the world markets. The first CDS contract was introduced by JP Morgan in 1995. 636 more words

Variables In Debt

New derivatives rules pose another bilion-dollar threat to bank profits

Making money just got a little bit tougher on Wall Street. Already ravaged by declines in their core trading operations, banks are facing threats to their moneymaking operations from an arcane segment of the market for financial instruments known as derivatives. 273 more words