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Author:Hendricks, Darryll 

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Netting agreements and the credit exposures of OTC derivatives portfolios

The rapid expansion of the over-the-counter derivative market has prompted dealers to lessen their credit risk exposure by adopting bilateral closeout netting agreements. This article shows that netting agreements will not only reduce current credit exposure but under certain circumstances will also dampen fluctuations in the volatility of dealers' exposures. Thus, netting agreements may limit potential credit exposure, or the possibility that credit exposure will increase over a fixed time horizon.
Quarterly Review , Volume 19 , Issue Spr

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The price risk of options positions: measurement and capital requirements

This article evaluates supervisory approaches to the measurement and capital treatment of the price risk of options positions. The authors find that approximate value-at-risk rules tend to provide better estimates of potential losses than simple strategy-based rules. The value-at-risk rules are particularly effective when they adjust for nonlinear changes in options prices. The authors also consider the reporting burdens posed by the different approaches and the consistency of the rules with existing and proposed supervisory frameworks.
Quarterly Review , Volume 19 , Issue Sum

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Options positions: risk management and capital requirements

Research Paper , Paper 9415

Conference Paper
Regulatory minimum capital standards for banks: current status and future prospects

Proceedings , Paper 542

Conference Paper
Evaluation of value-at-risk models using historical data

Proceedings , Paper 512

Journal Article
Evaluation of value-at-risk models using historical data

We study the effect of restrictions on dual trading in futures contracts. Previous studies have found that dual trading restrictions can have a positive, negative, or neutral effect on market liquidity. In this paper, we propose that trader heterogeneity may explain these conflicting empirical results. We find that, for contracts affected by restrictions, the change in market activity following restrictions differs between contracts. More important, the effect of a restriction varies among dual traders in the same market. For example, dual traders who ceased trading the S&P 500 index futures ...
Economic Policy Review , Volume 2 , Issue Apr , Pages 39-69

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Appendix B: Systemic risk and the financial system (background paper)

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York released a report -- New Directions for Understanding Systemic Risk -- that presents key findings from a cross-disciplinary conference that it cosponsored in May 2006 with the National Academy of Sciences' Board on Mathematical Sciences and Their Applications. ; The pace of financial innovation over the past decade has increased the complexity and interconnectedness of the financial system. This development is important to central banks, such as the Federal Reserve, because of their traditional role in addressing systemic risks to the financial system. ; ...
Economic Policy Review , Volume 13 , Issue Nov , Pages 65-80

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Bank capital requirements for market risk: the internal models approach

The increases prominence of trading activities at many large banking companies has highlighted bank exposure to market risk-the risk of loss from adverse movements in financial market rates and prices. In response, bank supervisors in the United States and abroad have developed a new set of capital requirements to ensure that banks have adequate capital resources to address market risk. This paper offers an overview of the new requirements, giving particular attention to their most innovative feature: a capital charge calculated for each bank using the output of that bank's internal risk ...
Economic Policy Review , Volume 3 , Issue Dec , Pages 1-12

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Commentary on \\"Rebalancing the three pillars of Basel II.\\"

This paper was part of the conference "Beyond Pillar 3 in International Banking Regulation: Disclosure and Market Discipline of Financial Firms," cosponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the Jerome A. Chazen Institute of International Business at Columbia Business School, October 2-3, 2003.
Economic Policy Review , Issue Sep , Pages 23-26

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Why we do what we do: the views of bankers, insurers, and securities firms on specialization and diversification

Economic Policy Review , Issue Oct , Pages 81-87

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