Credit Derivatives Collateralized Debt Obligations

  • Stifel, the SEC and Noack's lawyer did not immediately respond to requests for comment. The SEC sued Stifel and Noack in 2011, saying they misled five Wisconsin school districts about the risks of investing in synthetic collateralized debt obligations, which are tied to mortgage-backed securities or credit default swaps and were at the heart of the...

  • Greece vs. creditors: Who will cave first?

    Rob Carnell, chief international economist at ING Commercial Banking, explains why Greece's future without proper debt relief isn't appealing.

  • Greece's debt IS sustainable: Coutts' Higgins

    Alan Higgins, chief investment officer of U.K. at Coutts, explains why he takes a contrarian view and thinks that Greece's debt is sustainable.

  • Can Greece reduce its Debt/GDP, whilst in EU?

    Commerzbank has suggested that previous EM debt crises show that Greece cannot reduce its debt/GDP ratio while in the EU. Simon Quijano-Evans, head of EM research at Commerzbank, explains.

  • Greece's debt pile: How bad is it?

    Philip Shaw, chief economist at Investec, discusses the size of Greece's debt pile and whether it can be eroded.

  • ECB may increase haircuts on Greek collateral: Sources

    European Central Bank staff are considering increasing haircuts on Greek bank collateral, sources told CNBC. Annette Weisbach reports.

  • Greek MP discusses default fears

    Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Greek MP at the New Democracy Party, says he sees "no conceivable option" for Greece to default, as it would be "a completely catastrophic scenario."

  • Eurogroup: Time to take Greece talks 'seriously'

    Regarding Greece's debt negotiations, Jeroen Dijsselbloem, president of the Eurogroup, says "We have to stop wasting time and really start talks now seriously."

  • Greek reforms should speed up: Luxembourg

    Pierre Gramegna, finance minister of Luxembourg, says that all of Greece's reforms need to be accelerated.

  • Greece can learn from us: Irish PM

    Endy Kenny, Taoiseach of Ireland, talks about his country's relationship with the Troika and gives some advice to Greece.

  • Greece: There must be positive incentives

    CNBC's Julia Chatterley talks to Elena Panaritis, an adviser to the Greek Government, about the ongoing debt negotiations.

  • ECB denies talk of Greek capital controls

    CNBC's Annette Weisbach reports on the European Central Bank denying reports of capital controls for Greece.

  • Capital controls are a 'last resort'

    Edmund Shing, global equity portfolio manager at BCS Asset Management, says the European Central Bank is heaping more pressure on the Greek government by indirectly leaking the potential for capital controls.

  • Greece debt: More political, than economic

    James Davidson, fund manager at JPMorgan Asset Management, discusses Greek debt negotiations in terms of a Grexit and its potential for contagion.

  • Markets want a Greek deal to be done

    Darren Ruane, head of fixed interest at Investec Wealth and Investment Limited, says the euro zone would like to put the Greece situation "to bed."

  • Greece has a 'strange' negotiating plan

    Anatole Kaletsky, co-founder and chief economist at Gavekal Dragonomics, says Greece's finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis, is "holding a gun to his own head."

  • Euro zone 'wouldn't survive a Grexit'

    Richard Kelly, head of global strategy at TD Securities, says Greece's desire to receive money without conditionality was unacceptable to the euro zone.

  • How long can Greece stay afloat?

    Discussing Greece's debt negotiations, Azad Zangana, European economist at Schroders, says it's likely there will be some extension to the country's current bailout program.

  • Barroso: Bad to question euro zone rules

    José Manuel Durao Barroso, former president of the European Commission and visiting professor of international economic policy at Princeton University says that it would be "a huge mistake" for the euro zone to allow one country to bend the basic euro zone rules.

  • European markets end lower; Greece down 4%

    European markets ended slightly lower Monday as investors focused on fresh Russian sanctions from the European Union and negotiations between Greece and the rest of the euro zone over its debts.