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UnRisk: Exposure Skewness
Andreas Binder & Michael Aichinger

Swap 4175 between the City of Linz and BAWAG P.S.K. Is currently the subject of a trial at Vienna's commercial court. This article examines how a single instrument CVA calculation for Swap 4175 could be carried out. In such a CVA calculation, market risk and counterparty risk are coupled.

CQF Turns Eleven
Wilmott Magazine

As the Certificate in Quantitative Finance marks its 11th year we take a look at the history of a program that has built a reputation on delivering far beyond expectations.

Options Embedded in Physical Money: Working Paper
Espen Gaarder Haug & John Stevenson 4953 Views

Embedded options in the world's physical monies, both coin and paper, are introduced. The option value for base metal coins is presented. The various strategies for redemption by the owner and the prevention of redemption by the issuer (central banks) are discussed. The market values of gold coins are discussed in light of the embedded option valuation. In conclusion, the rational behavior of both individuals and central banks in light of these valuations is described. (This paper is a short version of that published in Wilmott magazine in March 2009.)

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