Risk Management Consulting
August 26, 2019
Megan Roth, Marketing Generalist
On April 24, 2019 Clarus Financial Technology (CFT) released an article discussing Ameribor and how it could impact the market.
Ameribor is defined as an interest rate index...
November 20, 2018
Ira Kawaller - Managing Director
Derivative contracts are often portrayed as the bad boys of the financial marketplace, but this characterization misrepresents most derivatives and their uses. In fact, most deriva...
October 16, 2018
As attractive as this new ratable method may be, in certain cases, it might be preferable to avoid this treatment and apply an alternative method for some cash flow hedges with opt...
July 10, 2018
Heidi Lindahl, Marketing Manager
New York, NY – – The American Metal Markets held their 33rd annual Steel Success Strategies Conference June 25 – June 26. Delegates from across the steel industry participate in th...
May 25, 2018
John Trefethen - Director and Co-Founder at HedgeStar
Hedge accounting is currently a leading cause of restatements of financial statements. The cost of a restatement, as well as the resulting headache, can be minimized if proper cons...
October 3, 2017
The bank effectively trades the two swaps simultaneously. We start with the consideration of the two, respective at-market swaps – i.e., swaps that have a starting value of zero, w...
July 5, 2017
Qualifying for shortcut on fair value hedges requires structuring the swap with the following features: (a) the hedging derivative’s notional amount equals the principal of the hed...
July 1, 2017
The thing about risk is that it keeps changing. Whether it’s due to ever-evolving macroeconomic conditions or firm-specific developments, a firm’s capacity to cope with change is a...
April 1, 2017
To frame the issue, we start with an appreciation that virtually all companies are in a spread business, where profit (i.e., the spread) equals the difference between revenues and...
December 6, 2016
While this minor disparity in the effective fixed rate, ex post, relative to its ex ante anticipated fixed rate would likely justify the assessment that the hedge will perform quit...
Introducing the New AMERIBOR...
Advancements Toward Libor Pha...
July 24, 2019
HedgeStar Welcomes Megan Roth...
July 19, 2019
HedgeStar’s Landon Brodersen,...
July 15, 2019
HedgeStar’s Tim Potter promot...
July 8, 2019
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