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What are Credit Ratings?

A credit Rating is a quantified assessment of the creditworthiness of a borrower in general terms or with respect to ...

Owais Siddiqui
17 Oct 2022
3 min read

Volatility Smiles

Volatility smiles are implied volatility patterns generated when option traders allow implied volatility to depend on...

Owais Siddiqui
17 Oct 2022
1 min read

What is a Subprime Mortgage?

A subprime mortgage is a loan secured by real estate and issued to a credit-worthy borrower.Subprime borrowers have a...

Owais Siddiqui
17 Oct 2022
1 min read

Migration Risk

Migration risk is the risk that the credit quality of a debtor decreases following the lowering of credit ratings.

Owais Siddiqui
17 Oct 2022
4 min read

Bond Valuation

Bond Valuation is the amount of money that investors are willing to pay for the stability and guaranteed interest tha...

Owais Siddiqui
16 Oct 2022
1 min read

Exposure, Loss Given & Probability Defaults

After the financial crisis, international laws were added to reduce the Exposure at Default, Loss Given Default and P...

Owais Siddiqui
16 Oct 2022
1 min read

European Options

A European options contract limits execution to the expiration date, providing more certainty for the buyer.

Owais Siddiqui
16 Oct 2022
4 min read

Expected Loss

The expected loss is the amount of money that a company anticipates losing in the normal course of operations.

Owais Siddiqui
16 Oct 2022
2 min read

Country Risk

Country risk is the potential loss that may be incurred by foreign investors when investing in a specific country.

Owais Siddiqui
15 Oct 2022
1 min read

Auto-Regressive

Auto-Regressive models are used in statistics, econometrics, and signal processing to represent random processes.

Owais Siddiqui
15 Oct 2022
1 min read