Brain Drain at the OCC
Plus: Tail Wags Dog at BT...Hagay
Shefi Enters the Middleware Wars.
Joint Clearing for the CME and CBOT?
Plus: ABN-AMRO Buys A Futures
Business...Better Audit Reports...Peso Play, Part II.
Another Win for OTC Derivatives
Plus: Lugar Stirs a Hornet's Nest.
Software Via Junk Mail?!
Plus: Merging Energy Physicals
RX for Shaky Soverign Debt.
Energy Hedging Lessons of 1996.
Valuing Converts and Preferreds
New tax laws and market factors have whetted investors' appetites.
Izzy Nelken, president of Super Computer Consulting, shows how to price
these tricky instruments.
Saving $$$ on Swaps and Options Trades
A veteran-and anonymous- swap dealer reveals a simple trading
technique that can help end-users cut costs.
The New Beat of Equity Derivatives
Long the Street's wallflowers, equity derivatives are capturing the spotlight with an attractive combination of risk-management and yield-enhancement
By Nilly Ostro
The Jorion-Taleb Debate
In Defense of VAR.
By Philippe Jorion
By Nassim Taleb
Hedging Multiple Curency Exposures
The Easy Way
Corporates with exposures to multiple currencies have a new solution:
let the dealer worry.
By Miriam Bensman
The World According to Robert Jarrow
Interview by Joe Kolman
Westpac's Disposable Triple-A Sub
Plus: Kick Starting Long-Term
Swaps in Taiwan...Ivers Riley on Hong Kong
Cross-listing established contracts in Asia has proved harder than anybody
By John Thackray
Asian Regulators Loosen Up
As memories of Barings and other debacles fade, the Far East derivatives
business is coming back to life.