HedgeTalk - Rising Rates and Inflation Take their Toll on Mortgage Applications and Building Permits
Mortgage applications and building permits in the US fall as rising interest rates and inflation take their toll
HedgeTalk - Is the EM FX Complex the Next Shoe To Drop?
By: Johan Rosenberg, Chairman From a global perspective, creditworthiness in emerging markets (EM) countries is a concern. Confidence in...
Introducing the New AMERIBOR Index
By: Megan Roth, Marketing Generalist On April 24, 2019 Clarus Financial Technology (CFT) released an article discussing Ameribor and how...
Know Your Options: Amended derivative accounting affords benefits for forward and option hedgers
As attractive as this new ratable method may be, in certain cases, it might be preferable to avoid this treatment and apply an alternative m
Hedging Benchmark Interest Rate Exposures
Under the rules of fair value hedge accounting, a prerequisite condition is that the hedge should be highly effective in offsetting this spe
Hedging in the Steel Market: HedgeStar’s Perspective
“People are showing more interest in hedging at conferences, especially folks in the steel market,” HedgeStar manager of valuation Merc Mors
Fair Value Hedges with Interest Rate Swaps
The fact is, one leg of the swap does serves as an offset, but the other leg delivers a wholly unpredictable result that will vary, dependin
Should hedge accounting be outsourced?
By: John Trefethen, Director & Co-Founder Hedge accounting is currently a leading cause of restatements of financial statements. The cost...
Update on Hedge Accounting Rules FASB Addresses Effectiveness Concerns
Large segments of derivatives users will see improvements, making both the process and the presentation of hedge accounting more intuitive a
Hedging Pre-Payable Financial Instruments
The amended guidance takes a different position. It authorizes a last-of-layer approach that allows entities to hedge some notional amount o