Posts filed under “Derivatives”

Understanding Credit’s Alphabet Soup

There were a couple of great graphics in the New York Times recently, explaining in some degree of detail, the machinations of the RMBS, CDO and CLO markets.

These are the packaged (and repackaged) holdings that are based upon the sub-prime mortgages that have been defaulting in such large numbers, and have been leading to hedge fund blow ups.

First up: todays front page article by Gretchen Morgenson: Mortgage Maze May Increase Foreclosures.

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Graphic courtesy of NYTimes

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Next up, the accompanying graphics to Floyd Norris’ The Loan Comes Due:

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Category: Credit, Data Analysis, Derivatives, Real Estate

Blaming the Retail Investor

Category: Credit, Derivatives, Financial Press, Investing, Markets, Psychology, Real Estate

Quote of the Day: “the stunning failure of responsibility”

Category: Credit, Derivatives, Earnings, Hedge Funds, Markets, Psychology

Get Your Trading Tools Here

Category: Derivatives, Markets, Psychology, Trading

Credit-Market Tremors

Category: Credit, Derivatives, Finance, M&A, Markets

Cool! Residential Mortgage Backed Securitization Process

Category: Credit, Derivatives, Economy, Finance, Real Estate

The Credit Window is Now Closed

Category: Credit, Derivatives, Markets, Psychology, Trading

The Great Credit Contraction of 2007

Category: Credit, Derivatives, Economy, Markets, Real Estate

Category: Derivatives, Intellectual Property, Markets, Psychology, Real Estate

What’s in Your Money Market ?

Category: Credit, Derivatives, Fixed Income/Interest Rates, Investing