Category Archives: Derivatives

New Regulations To Promote More Accurate Lending Risk

Credit rating agencies were spectacularly wrong in the past few years when they tried to assess the worth of mortgage-backed securities. When thousands of home owners can no longer afford to send in their monthly mortgage payments, all the fancy … Continue reading

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Regulating Derivative Trading

From the New York Times: The Federal Reserve moved Monday to overhaul the financial apparatus behind derivatives trading, a regulatory step intended to assure that the failure of a major bank or investment firm would not create the systemic threat … Continue reading

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