Interest Rate Swaps
Examine interest rate swaps and their importance in today’s capital markets. Discuss reasons that firms use swaps, types of swaps, advantages and inherent risks, pricing strategies, present and future value applications, regulation of participants in the market, balance sheet effects, and financial disclosure. Topics include swaptions, captions, step-up coupon caps, delayed caps, and the impact of inflation.
You'll Walk Away with
- Knowledge of interest rate swaps and their importance in today’s capital markets
- An understanding of the reasons that firms use swaps, the types of swaps, the advantages, and the inherent risks
- Students with some knowledge of financial derivative instruments
- Professionals interested in a better understanding of interest rate swaps