Ratings agencies must take some of the blame for market instability - again
Will hedge funds continue to feature as prominently in the global economy over the next five years as they have in the last half decade?
Delaying the introduction of derivatives in China will make no difference to their impact
Would an Aussie peg work?
Currencies are best constructed a-politically
If you don't like the bill, don't have the kids
2 factors directly affecting the value of today's Google options
Why Stock Options are not always the deal they are cracked up to be
Emerging markets may suffer as a result of increased derivatives trading.
In the money options are not always a ticket to riches, as investors are finding out.
Where a futures exchange adds stability.
The way hypotheses change when you mix and match derivatives, and the ideal emerging market cocktail for now.
Bill Gates has it right with the future of the music industry, if you're using options theory.
When Derivatives actually keep the markets stable
The Chinese argue there is not a stable enough market for a yuan derivatives exchange right now. But this is more likely political banter than economic reality.