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Credit default swap

A specific kind of counterparty agreement which allows the 

Transfer

 of third party 

Credit risk

 from one 

Party

 to the other. One 

Party

 in the 

Swap

 is a 

Lender

 and faces 

Credit risk

 from a third party, and the counterparty in the 

Credit

 default 

Swap

 agrees to insure this 

Risk

 in 

Exchange

 of regular periodic payments (essentially an 

Insurance

 premium). If the third 

Party

 defaults, the 

Party

 providing 

Insurance

 will have to 

Purchase

 from the 

Insured

 party the defaulted 

Asset

. In turn, the 

Insurer

 pays the 

Insured

 the remaining 

Interest

 on the 

Debt

, as well as the 

Principal

.



Related Terms: 25

Asset

,

Credit risk

,

Credit

,

Credit default swap

,

Debt

,

Default

,

Exchange

,

ECI

,

Insurance

,

Insurance premium

,

Insured

,

Insurer

,

Interest

,

Inc.

,

Lend

,

Lender

,

Low

,

Lows

,

Purchase

,

Party

,

Principal

,

Risk

,

Swap

,

Transfer

,

Third party


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Category: Lending_and_Credit


Starting With: C


Semi Related Terms: 732  CLICK HERE TO VIEW

10-K

,

1035 exchange

,

52-week low

,

Active asset

,

Asset

,

Asset/equity ratio

,

Average collection period

,

Asset management account

,

Automatic Funds Transfer

,

Above par

,

Accrual of discount

,

Accrued interest

,

American Stock Exchange

,

Amortization of premium

,

Asset-backed security

,

Asset swap

,

At par

,

ABC agreement

,

All or any part

,

Adjustable life insurance

,

All-risks coverage

,

At risk

,

Asset acquisition

,

Asset class

,

Asset financing

,

Add-on service

,

Abstract of title

,

Action to quiet title

,

As is

,

Assignment to creditors

,

Attorney in fact

,

Asset-based finance

,

Asset-based lending

,

Asset conversion loan

,

Assignment of mortgage

,

A shares

,

Asset allocation fund

,

Asset turnover

,

Average price per share

,

At the money

,

Across the board

,

Additional paid-in capital

,

Adoption credit

,

Against the box

,

At the bell

,

At the close

,

At the figure

,

At the full

,

At the market

,

At the opening order

,

Automated Pricing and Reporting System

,

Away from the market

,

Back pay

,

Below the line

,

Books of final entry

,

Books of original entry

,

Book value per share

,

Bank credit

,

Banking Act of 1933

,

Below par

,

Benchmark interest rate

,

Bid-to-cover ratio

,

Bond swap

,

Bureau of Public Debt

,

Brought over the wall

,

Buying on margin

,

Buy on close

,

Buy on opening

,

Buy the book

,

Basic earnings per share

,

Balance of payments

,

Base interest rate

,

Base period

,

Board of Governors

,

Breaking the syndicate

,

Bill of exchange

,

Bill of sale

,

Breach of trust

,

By the book

,

Balloon payment

,

Business credit

,

Back-end load

,

Benchmark risk

,

B shares

,

Buy and write

,

Blackout period

,

Breadth-of-market theory

,

Beat the gun

,

Capital asset

,

Capitalized interest

,

Cash asset ratio

,

Cost Of Goods Sold

,

Cost of sales

,

Credit order

,

Current debt

,

Compound interest

,

Credit card

,

Credit union

,

Call risk

,

Certificate of Participation

,

Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures

,

Conversion premium

,

Convertible debt

,

Credit analyst

,

Credit risk

,

Code of procedure

,

Credit balance

,

Chicago Mercantile Exchange

,

Currency swap

,

Capitalization of income

,

Cost of Living Adjustment

,

Cost-of-living index

,

Council of Economic Advisers

,

Credit squeeze

,

Cash and carry trade

,

Chasing the market

,

Cheapest to deliver

,

Chicago Board of Trade

,

Commodities Exchange Act

,

Commodities Exchange Center

,

Commodity Exchange

,

Country risk

,

Cash value life insurance policy

,

Casualty insurance

,

Convertible term insurance

,

Cost-of-living rider

,

Credit insurance

,

Credit life insurance

,

Certificate of stock

,

Chicago Board Options Exchange

,

Cost of carry

,

Certificate of title

,

Confidentiality agreement

,

Cancellation of debt

,

Cash credit

,

Certificate of Claim

,

Closed-end credit

,

Commercial credit

,

Consumer credit

,

Consumer debt

,

Consumer interest

,

Cost of debt capital

,

Cost of funds

,

Credit

,

Credit agency

,

Credit default swap

,

Credit derivative

,

Credit enhancement

,

Credit limit

,

Credit line

,

Credit score

,

Cure period

,

Closed-end fund

,

Closed-end investment company

,

C shares

,

Class of options

,

Close to the money

,

Counterparty risk

,

Credit spread

,

Certificate of Occupancy

,

Cloud on title

,

Capital Asset Pricing Model

,

Class A Shares

,

Class B Shares

,

Crash of 1929

,

Crash of 1987

,

Child and dependent care credit

,

Coefficient of determination

,

Cup and handle

,

Certificate of delivery

,

Close a position

,

Closing purchase

,

Cornering the market

,

Curbs in

,

Debt service coverage

,

Deferred credit

,

Deposit in transit

,

Date of issue

,

Date of payment

,

Debt

,

Debt capital

,

Debt-equity swap

,

Debt financing

,

Debt limit

,

Debt market

,

Debt shelf

,

Deferred interest bond

,

Delivery vs. payment

,

Division of Enforcement

,

Division of Investment Management

,

Division of Market Regulation

,

Date of record

,

Distribution period

,

Dividend in arrears

,

Desk (the)

,

Division of labor

,

Disability insurance

,

Dual life insurance

,

De-escalation clause

,

De facto

,

Doing business as

,

Durable Power of Attorney

,

Date of maturity

,

Debt consolidation

,

Debtor in possession

,

Debtor-in-possession financing

,

Debt retirement

,

Debt service

,

Deed of Release

,

Deed of Trust

,

Default

,

Default risk

,

Deferred payment

,

Discharge of bankruptcy

,

Discharge of lien

,

Down payment

,

Due-on-sale clause

,

Deep in the money

,

Deep out of the money

,

Deed of Surrender

,

Department of Housing and Urban Development

,

Deferred payment annuity

,

Direct transfer

,

Diversifiable risk

,

Dogs of the Dow

,

Daily low

,

Depth of market

,

Downside risk

,

Earning asset

,

Effective debt

,

Effective annual interest rate

,

Electronic Funds Transfer

,

Eurodollar certificate of deposit

,

Exact interest

,

Equity risk premium

,

Escrowed to maturity

,

Event risk

,

Exchange

,

Ex-legal

,

Extension swap

,

Exchange seat

,

Exchange rate

,

Effective par

,

ECI

,

E-mini

,

Exchange against actuals

,

Exchange for futures

,

Exchange for physical

,

Exchange of spot

,

Exchange versus cash

,

Ex-pit transaction

,

Excess insurance

,

Excluded risk

,

Executive indemnity insurance

,

Employee Stock Purchase Plan

,

Employee stock repurchase agreement

,

Ex-all

,

Exchange ratio

,

Express agreement

,

Explicit interest

,

Exchange fund

,

Exchange privilege

,

Exchange-traded option

,

Ex-warrants

,

Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974

,

Equity swap

,

Ex-rights

,

Ex-rights date

,

Earned income tax credit

,

Education credit

,

Exchange distribution

,

Financial asset

,

First In First Out

,

Fixed asset

,

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

,

Federal Savings and Loan Association

,

Face-amount certificate

,

Flight to quality

,

Flow of funds

,

Fictitious credit

,

Front-ending an order

,

Floating exchange rate

,

Foreign exchange

,

Foreign exchange rate

,

Forward exchange rate

,

Forward P/E

,

Fully diluted earnings per share

,

Factors of production

,

Favorable balance of trade

,

Foreign Debt

,

Face amount

,

Fixed premium

,

Front-end load

,

Form 8-K

,

Form S-1

,

Friends and family offering

,

Fair Credit Reporting Act

,

Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

,

Financial risk

,

Forward interest rate

,

Forward Rate Agreement

,

Full faith and credit

,

Funded debt

,

Family of funds

,

Fund of funds

,

Free and clear

,

Federal Insurance Contributions Act

,

Free right of exchange

,

Federal ID Number

,

G-7

,

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

,

Gross National Debt

,

G-8

,

Grace period

,

Group insurance

,

Graduated payment

,

Growth and income fund

,

Gather in the stops

,

Generation-skipping transfer

,

Hidden asset

,

Hart-Scott-Rodino Act of 1976

,

Hit the bid

,

House of issue

,

Hypothecation agreement

,

Hang Seng Index

,

Hazard insurance

,

Health insurance

,

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

,

Holder in due course

,

Hang out loan

,

High credit

,

Home equity debt

,

Home equity line of credit

,

Holding period

,

Hope credit

,

Head and shoulders

,

High-low index

,

Hammering the market

,

Held at the opening

,

Holding the market

,

Inactive asset

,

Intangible asset

,

Insured account

,

Interest-bearing

,

In escrow

,

Insured bond

,

Interest rate collar

,

Interest rate risk

,

Interest rate swap

,

In-house

,

Investment Advisor Act of 1940

,

Investment Company Act of 1940

,

In line

,

Interest rate futures

,

Insurable interest

,

Insurance

,

Insurance agent

,

Insurance broker

,

Insurance carrier

,

Insurance claim

,

Insurance examiner

,

Insurance policy

,

Insurance premium

,

Insured

,

Insurer

,

Insider Trading sanctions Act of 1984

,

Interest

,

Interest expense

,

Internal Rate of Return

,

Indication of interest

,

Inc.

,

In intestacy

,

Inter vivos trust

,

Impaired credit

,

Imputed interest

,

Insured mortgage

,

Interest deduction

,

Interest-only loan

,

Interest rate

,

Interest rate cap

,

Interest rate ceiling

,

Interest rate floor

,

In play

,

In-process research and development

,

Income risk

,

Interest rate option

,

I/O strip

,

Inchoate interest

,

Interest-only strip

,

Immediate payment annuity

,

In-service withdrawal

,

Idiosyncratic risk

,

Imbalance of orders

,

In and out

,

In sympathy

,

In the tank

,

Jointly and severally

,

Jumping the gun

,

Joint will

,

Joint and several liability

,

Junior debt

,

Joint and survivor annuity

,

Last In First Out

,

Lender of last resort

,

Law of one price

,

Limited risk

,

Lending at a rate

,

Limit-on-close order

,

Law of demand

,

Law of supply

,

Loose credit

,

London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange

,

London Inter-Bank Offer Rate

,

Level premium insurance

,

Level term insurance

,

Life insurance

,

Long-term care insurance

,

Long-term debt

,

Letter of comment

,

Lockup period

,

Legal risk

,

Living will

,

Lend

,

Lender

,

Line of credit

,

Loan-to-cost

,

Loan-to-value

,

Lock-in

,

Lease-purchase agreement

,

Leading the market

,

Lifetime learning credit

,

Like-kind exchange

,

Locked in

,

Level I quotes

,

Low

,

Lows

,

Mezzanine debt

,

Municipal bond insurance

,

Municipal Bond Insurance Association

,

Make a market

,

Margin agreement

,

Market if touched order

,

Market on close order

,

Mark-to-market

,

Medium of exchange

,

Marginal propensity to consume

,

Monetizing debt

,

Major medical insurance

,

Mortgage life insurance

,

Marginal lender

,

Minimum payment

,

Mortgage debt

,

Mortgage interest deduction

,

Mortgage risk

,

Net interest margin

,

Noncurrent asset

,

Non-financial asset

,

National Credit Union Administration

,

Negotiable certificate of deposit

,

Negotiable Order of Withdrawal

,

New York Stock Exchange

,

Non-interest-bearing note

,

Notice of Sale

,

National Association of Securities Dealers

,

National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations system

,

Nominal asset

,

National Debt

,

New York Futures Exchange

,

Notice period

,

No-Fault

,

Nonparticipating life insurance policy

,

Net Asset Value

,

Non-compete agreement

,

Non-disclosure agreement

,

Null and void

,

Nonperforming asset

,

Nonrecourse debt

,

Non-revolving credit card

,

Notice of Default

,

Notional principal amount

,

National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts

,

Non-insured plan

,

Net change

,

Off the books

,

One time charge

,

Other current assets

,

Other long term liabilities

,

Office of Thrift Supervision

,

Ordinary interest

,

Out-of-favor

,

Over-the-Counter

,

On-floor order

,

On margin

,

Other income

,

Open interest

,

One-share one-vote rule

,

Opinion of title

,

On account

,

On-the-spot loan

,

Open-end credit

,

Open-end mortgage

,

Original principal balance

,

Open-end fund

,

Open-end management company

,

Option premium

,

Out of the money

,

Occupancy agreement

,

Open-end lease

,

Old age, survivors, and disability insurance

,

Overlapping debt

,

On-balance volume

,

On close

,

One man picture

,

On open

,

On the opening

,

Option exchange

,

Pooling of interests

,

Pre-depreciation profit

,

Pre-tax profit margin

,

Profit and loss statement

,

Pro forma

,

Par bond

,

Payment date

,

Payment-in-kind security

,

Preferred debt

,

Premium bond

,

Premium over bond value

,

Premium over conversion value

,

Price Value of a Basis Point

,

Purchase

,

Payment for order flow

,

P&L

,

Primary earnings per share

,

Private debt

,

Participating insurance

,

Periodic payment plan

,

Pre-existing conditions

,

Private Mortgage Insurance

,

Premium raid

,

Party

,

Per stirpes

,

Pour-over will

,

Power of Attorney

,

Personal interest

,

Prepaid interest

,

Prepayment risk

,

Principal

,

Principal amount

,

Principal balance

,

Principal risk

,

Prioritization of debt

,

Purchase-money mortgage

,

Premium income

,

Purchase agreement

,

Plan asset

,

Paid-in capital

,

Paid-in surplus

,

Payback period

,

Pre-syndicate bid

,

Private Investment in Public Equity

,

Portfolio insurance

,

Preservation of capital

,

Point-and-figure chart

,

Painting the tape

,

Primary exchange

,

Quiet period

,

Quick turn

,

Real asset

,

Reports and Records

,

Return of capital

,

Return on Capital

,

Return on Invested Capital

,

Return on Total Assets

,

Risk adjusted return

,

Real interest rate

,

Regular-way delivery

,

Remaining maturity

,

Risk

,

Reading the tape

,

Receive against payment

,

Receive versus payment

,

Regulation D

,

Regulation G

,

Regulation T

,

Regulation U

,

Round of funding

,

Rules of Fair Practice

,

Rate of exchange

,

Reciprocal of European terms

,

Round turn

,

Reduced paid-up insurance

,

Replacement cost insurance

,

Reinvestment risk

,

Red herring

,

Regulation A

,

Right of first refusal

,

Right of rescission

,

Right to Know

,

Remaining principal balance

,

Revolving line of credit

,

Right of recourse

,

Rule of 78

,

Registered options principal

,

Redemption period

,

Right of redemption

,

Retirement Equity Act of 1984

,

Risk/return trade-off

,

Risk arbitrage

,

Risk-averse

,

Risk management

,

Risk neutral

,

Risk premium

,

Risk seeking

,

Return on Capital Employed

,

Rate of return

,

Real rate of return

,

Regional exchange

,

Repurchase agreement

,

Reverse repurchase agreement

,

Risk capital

,

Selling, General and Administrative Expenses

,

SG&A

,

Stranded asset

,

Savings and Loan

,

Savings Association Insurance Fund

,

Sight letter of credit

,

Simple interest

,

S&L

,

Stop payment

,

Securities and Exchange Commission

,

Series EE bond

,

Sovereign debt

,

Segregation of securities

,

Sell the book

,

Standard of living

,

Swap rate

,

Systemic risk

,

Second-to-die insurance

,

Self insurance

,

Single-premium life insurance

,

Stock life insurance company

,

Survivorship insurance

,

Short interest

,

Short interest ratio

,

Stock exchange

,

Stock swap

,

Statute of Limitations

,

Supplemental agreement

,

Sale and leaseback

,

Satisfaction of debt

,

Secured credit card

,

Security interest

,

Senior debt

,

Single-payment loan

,

Standard payment calculation

,

Subordinated debt

,

Swap

,

Staggered board of directors

,

Selling the spread

,

Single-Premium Deferred Annuity

,

Selling short against the box

,

Shorting against the box

,

Short purchase

,

S Corporation

,

Subchapter M

,

Subchapter S Corporation

,

Schedule C

,

Securities Act of 1933

,

Securities Acts Amendments of 1975

,

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

,

Seek a market

,

S&P phenomenon

,

Stop and reverse

,

Tangible asset

,

Times interest earned

,

Transfer

,

T-Bill

,

Term to maturity

,

Take a position

,

Trailing P/E

,

Third World

,

Term insurance

,

Title insurance

,

Total asset turnover

,

Transfer agent

,

Tenancy by the entirety

,

Third party

,

TED spread

,

Truth in Lending

,

Tenancy at will

,

Transfer tax

,

Transfer payments

,

The Street

,

Timing the market

,

Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997

,

Tax Reform Act of 1986

,

Tax Reform Act of 1993

,

Tax swap

,

Take a bath

,

Third market

,

U.S. Government Agency Security

,

U.S. Savings Bond

,

U.S. Treasury

,

U.S. Treasury Bill

,

U.S. Treasury Bond

,

U.S. Treasury Note

,

U.S. Treasury Securities

,

Underlying debt

,

Unlimited risk

,

Underwriting agreement

,

Umbrella liability insurance

,

Uniform submission agreement

,

Unearned interest

,

Unsystematic risk

,

Unified Tax Credit

,

Unit of trade

,

Unit of trading

,

Vanishing premium policy

,

Vesting period

,

Wire transfer

,

With interest

,

Waiver of premium

,

Widow-and-orphan stock

,

W-2 Form

,

W formation

,

When, as, and if issued

,

X or XD

,

Year-To-Date

,

Yield to call

,

Yield to maturity

,

Yield to worst

,

Y shares


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