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Managing Liquidity in Times of Stress

Published in partnership with Quantifi, a provider of risk, analytics and trading solutions Historically, liquidity risk has been the poor cousin of market risk and credit risk. While the global financial crisis of 2008/2009 first […]

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Storm Front

As climate change progresses over the coming decades, a widening rangeof sectors will experience climate change-related damages. Climate outcomes, however, are subject to a high degree of uncertainty due to not only the socio-economic dynamics […]

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Implied Probability of Bail-In

CoCo (Contingent Convertible) or AT1 (Additional Tier 1) Bonds have been receiving some attention recently due to a confluence of factors. In no particular order these include the fact that $40bn worth of contracts are […]

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The Swiss Army Knife of Option Analytics

Vola Dynamics provides analytics for options trading and risk management,as well as portfolio, PnL, and scenario analysis. Since its founding in New York in 2016, it has quickly established itself as the only third-party vendor […]

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The LIBOR Fix

Depending on context, the word “fix” can mean “set” or “determine,” “manipulate” or “rig,” as well as “repair” or “correct.” “In a fix” means to be in difficulty. In colloquial use, a “fix” is a […]

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Binary Backwards

Anybody who writes exams or performs job interviews knows the value of questions. If they are based on true stories or statements, even better. To my delight this showed up in my Twitter timeline: (Let […]

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In Code We Trust

You’re at a fund that doesn’t want to burn headcount hiring their own data, storage, and sysadmin team, and you’re not alone. Financial institutions of all sizes realize that it is expensive to meet the […]

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AAD: Breaking the Primal Barrier

In this article we present a new approach for automatic adjoint differentiation (AAD) with a special focus on computations where derivatives ∂F(X)/∂X are required for multiple instances of vectors X. In practice, the presented approach […]

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Primer On Arbitrage And Asset Pricing

  Financial decision making is typically concerned with the amount of investment capital to allocate to various assets or asset classes in various financial markets. The opportunity set can be very complex, with sets of […]