Featured image for “The History of CME and ICE in a Cartoon | Mentions Streetwise Professor”

June 30, 2015 - Editor

An instructive cartoon on the foundations of ICE and CME

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May 13, 2015 - Editor

An update to our collation of the CCP notional figures. as of February.

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April 17, 2015 - Editor

The Trade magazine recently published this handy infographic, which gives a high-level summary of the different IR Swap Futures contracts available. The infographic is based on the original

Featured image for “Pure Agency: Reducing Client Clearing Bank Capital Burdens”

April 2, 2015 - Editor

With adjustments to Basel III nearing completion, it's not clear whether client clearing ROE can be rendered sustainable by clearing fee increases alone.  Here I

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February 17, 2015 - Editor

For the second year in a row, President Obama is requesting a massive increase in funding for the CFTC. In his 2016 budget blueprint, the

Featured image for “Swap Futures | A Comparison of Products”

October 13, 2014 - Editor

Since CME and Eris Exchange launched their swap-futures contracts in late 2012, the number of exchanges offering (or planning-to-offer) their own variations of the swap-future

Featured image for “Battle Lines Are Drawn | Who Will Win in Rates?”

October 6, 2014 - Editor

My latest article in the Calypso Ci Magazine is out, where consideration is given to the competitive position between the five big Exchange / Clearing

Featured image for “CME Swaptions Clearing”

September 24, 2014 - Editor

Risk Magazine recently broke the news that CME will be launching clearing for IR swaptions by November 3rd, pending CFTC approval.

Featured image for “LCH-CME Switch Trades and Margin Management”

July 2, 2014 - Editor

Recently we have started to see stories on large LCH–CME Switch trades (aka Basis Swaps) starting to be traded. See LCH-CME Basis Swaps primed for Growth (trial required) and Trad-X

Featured image for “CME Europe Launches Deliverable Swap Futures”

April 14, 2014 - Editor

CME launches their DSF product within their European Entity and CCP.