Delay US non-cleared margin rules, industry tells Congress

Delay US non-cleared margin rules, industry tells Congress
By Peter Madigan
June 14, 2016

“If I was a European entity and I had the choice of facing a European bank or a US bank, one who was subject to US margin rules that started earlier and another that is subject to


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June 1 – 3: New York Cash Exchange (NYCE)

New York Cash Exchange (NYCE)

June 1–3, 2016
New York, NY, USA: NYCE: On June 1st, Chatham Financial, along with Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, will be presenting “Tired of the FX Surprises? Leading Practices in Developing an FX Hedging Program” at 4pm in the Murray Hill East Room at the 34th Annual New York


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The Black Swan of Leicester

 
The Black Swan of Leicester
Last summer, London bookmakers were updating their odds list for the most outlandish possibilities. Cantankerous TV personality Simon Cowell to become Prime Minister: 500/1. The Loch Ness monster to be discovered: 500/1. Her Majesty the Queen to release a chart-topping hit that Christmas: 1000/1. Kim Kardashian to become


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A Hedge! A Hedge! My Kingdom for a Hedge!

 
A Hedge! A Hedge! My Kingdom for a Hedge!
Four centuries ago, the most influential English-language playwright in history was laid to rest in Stratford-upon-Avon. Yet since April 25th, 1616, William Shakespeare has captivated four centuries of audiences and readers with his masterful dramatic arcs, playful neologism, and comprehensive depiction of life’s full


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Foreign Exchange Risk in 2016: Laying the Foundations for Managing Value

LinkedIn Pulse: Foreign Exchange Risk in 2016: Laying the Foundations for Managing Value
By Victoria Bell
March 3, 2016
 

With the UK Referendum on EU membership scheduled for 23 June 2016, currency volatility is front and centre of many companies’ agendas. However, for businesses with multi-currency operations, volatility has been a


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Common Challenges to Hedging FX Risk

Common Challenges to Hedging FX Risk
Chatham Financial White Papers – October 2015
 
Early 2015 ushered in currency volatility and dollar strength unseen in decades. Every day, new headlines of companies negatively impacted by large exchange rate movements greeted readers of financial news. Earnings calls are littered with references to “constant currency” impacts and


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Symphony

The human ear can only simultaneously comprehend two, or at most three, distinct melodies. Even renowned classical composers generally don’t aspire to create pieces that exceed this number of tunes played concurrently – the sheer volume of melodic combinations renders it unthinkable to write coherent music.
The single glorious exception in history is the


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Unbelievable Calls

Eight days after the Super Bowl, NFL fans worldwide are still talking about that play call. With 2nd and goal at the Patriots one-yard-line, trailing 28-24 with less than a minute on the clock, the Seahawks had strong alternatives at their disposal. Their powerful running back Marshawn Lynch, nicknamed Beast Mode for his ability


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FI Bulletin: A Framework for Balance Sheet Risk Management

A Framework for Balance Sheet Risk Management
November, 2014

Interest rate risk management is top of mind for senior managers at many financial institutions right now. With so much uncertainty around the timing and magnitude of any changes to the federal funds target rate, it’s understandable that everyone from board members to investors to


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Shaping Up Commodity Risk Management

Shaping Up Commodity Risk Management
October 29, 2014, Treasury & Risk
By Phil Weeber and Bryant Lee
How to build a program that mitigates the company’s exposures to commodity price swings.
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