Under pressure from politicians, the US Federal Reserve floats proposals to tighten rules on banks in physical commodities
Professors tell a US Senate subcommittee the liquidation rules will not help and may create more difficulties
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In this paper, we propose Vasicek-type models for estimating portfolio-level probability of default (PD). With these Vasicek models, asset correlation and long-run PD (LRPD) for a risk-homogeneous portfolio...
Changing hats – December 2013/January 2014
US regulatory concerns about liquidity of government securities collateral could be resolved by access to the Fed’s discount window, CCP officials say
Focus on the future
Artificially low volatility leaves firms nervous about the future – and looking for fixed-income alternatives
Changing hats – November 2013
Barclays clinches deal with Hawaii refinery as US Federal Reserve scrutinises physical commodity trading by banks
The surprise decision by the Federal Reserve last month not to scale back its quantitative easing programme will create more volatility, says economist
The role of banks in physical commodities is poorly understood, but it is not indispensable
UK and US authorities fine bank over $6.2 billion trading losses in July 2012
Multivariate analysis is a powerful tool for finding significant relationships between business environment and risk losses
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