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February 1999 || Vol.4, No.2
DEPARTMENTS
PLAYERS
Victor Niederhoffer’s Garage Sale…John Field’s Fall From Grace…Briefly

SHORTS
Commercial Banks Lose a Bundle…BIS Estimate: $70 Trillion and Counting…Thrifts Join Risk Management Party

REGULATORY WATCH
Banks Vow To Self-Regulate…Power Vacuum at CFTC

TECH NOTES
A Swap-Friendly Alternative to Swift…Merrill Licenses SciFinance…Infinity’s New Net Tools

REVIEWS
Mathematica For Dummies

EXCHANGE NOTES
Finally, Cross Margining In Chicago…Merc Gets Euro Fever…LCH To Offer European Repo Service…Justice System Stymies CBOE-PCX Merger

COLUMNS
Will Market-Neutral Strategies Survive LTCM?…Remunerating Performance…Taking the Stress Out of Stress Testing

  FEATURES
Managing Mother Nature
The hype over weather derivatives is being replaced by real deals, and everybody’s scrambling for position.

Custodians Wake Up to Risk Reporting

The World According to Denise Boutross McGlone
A former dealer and end-user talks about her new challenges in the insurance industry.

 

February 1999 || Technology Supplement


DEPARTMENTS
  FEATURES

What’s Taking So Long?
Damn the fancy analytics. Now the catchphrase is “time-to-market.”

New Kids On the Block
Profiles of three new companies with three new ideas about improving risk management technology.

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