Behind the Numbers

For those actively engaged in the financial markets, the government shutdown is also notable for its halting the release of key economic data.


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Derivative Shut Down!

Whether you are for it or against it, the government shutdown would be a consequence of inaction (i.e., no action). That is how your derivative transactions work as well.


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Banning Derivatives, How We Got to This Point

Pennsylvania threatens to ban derivatives used by municipalities, our position on such a move…


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Regulators Finalize Key Rule on Entity Definitions

On April 18 the CFTC and SEC approved a final rule defining the terms “swap dealers,” “major swap participants,” and “eligible contract participants.”


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