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May 2000 || Vol.5, No.5
DEPARTMENTS
PLAYERS
Brad Jordanís Night Job...Briefly

SHORTS
Two New Electronic Swaps Platforms Join the Fray...JP Morgan Jumps Into Back-Office Processing...Morgan Announces Credit Training Site...Agreement Defines Cross-Product Netting...Oil and Metals Dealers Unite On-Line...And So Do Gas and Power...Derivatives Litigation Box Scores On-Line...FASB Keeps Tinkering

REGULATORY WATCH
Congress Gets Busy on OTC Derivatives

EXCHANGE NOTES
Cantor, CME, CBOT Offer New Contracts on Agency Debt

  FEATURES
Waiting For Rain
The weather derivatives business is still waiting to gain critical mass.

Who Blew Up Phoenix?
Did a rogue trader really lose $125 million in the Phoenix Fixed Income Arbitrage Fund without anybody catching on?

The Return of Jump Modeling
Is Stephen Kouís model more accurate than Black-Scholes?

XML To the Rescue
The OTC derivatives world is heading toward electronic, real-time transactions, but not before a brouhaha over digital protocols.

The World According to Larry McMillan

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