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Credit Default Swaps (CDS)

Credit Default Swap (CDS) is a derivative contract that transfers *credit risk in return for a series of payments. CDS allow companies to trade and manage credit risks in almost the same... Read more »

What Is Issuing Debt?

When companies want to raise their money to finance their operations, they issue debt. Companies can raise there funds either by borrowing money from banks or by issuing shares or bonds. Sometimes... Read more »

What Are Treasury Bills (T-Bills)?

Treasury Bills, or more commonly knows as T-Bills, are the bonds issued by Government. It is a short term (less than one year) government zero coupon bond. It represent short-term borrowings of... Read more »

What Are Zero Coupon Bonds?

Zero coupon bond are issued at lower price than its face value and the principal value is repaid to the holders on the time maturity of bonds. Zero coupon bonds are also... Read more »