Credit Default Swaps


  • Nouriel Roubini's Bearish Signals     Friday, 9 Mar 2012 | 4:41 PM ET

    Nouriel Roubini, Roubini Global Economics chairman, explains why the economic recovery is at a "tipping point." He also issues a warning for the Chinese and U.S. economies.

  • As expected, ISDA says Greece triggered the payment on default insurance contracts by using legislation that forces losses on all private creditors, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera. Jeff Rosenberg, BlackRock, and Steve Neimeth, SunAmerica Asset Management, also weigh in.

  • Greece 'Credit Event' Good for U.S. Credit?     Friday, 9 Mar 2012 | 3:33 PM ET

    David Darst, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, and Jeff Rosenberg, BlackRock, explain why the Greece "credit event" may actually help U.S. credit.

  • The Parthenon in Greece

    A group representing dealers in credit default swaps ruled that Friday's Greek bond swap constitutes a "credit event" that entitles holders of Greek CDS to compensation.

  • Greece Restructuring Triggers Credit Event     Friday, 9 Mar 2012 | 2:58 PM ET

    Stocks edge slightly lower on the ISDA announcement, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • The Parthenon in Greece

    Charles Dallara, who represented bond holders in the Greek debt talks, told CNBC Friday he doesn’t expect other troubled EU countries such as Italy, Portugal and Ireland to need a similar bond swap.

  • The Squawk on the Street news team breaks down the market moving headlines, including February non-farm payrolls, up 227,000; Greece avoids default after bondholders agree to the debt swap; and Starbucks announces the single cup brewing market, sending shares of Green Mountain down.

  • Greece's Debt Deadline Passes     Thursday, 8 Mar 2012 | 3:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has been monitoring the latest headlines from Athens, along with Jose Luis Daza, QFR Capital Management.

  • Greek Debt Deadline Imminent     Thursday, 8 Mar 2012 | 2:11 PM ET

    At 3pm ET, Athens must secure a deal with its debt-holders as part of the saga that is the financial bailout of Greece. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has the story.

  • A Primer on the Great Greek Bond Swap Wednesday, 7 Mar 2012 | 8:13 PM ET

    Thursday is the deadline for the Greek bond swap.

  • How to Trade on the Euro's Rough Week Friday, 2 Mar 2012 | 3:17 PM ET

    It's been a tough week for the euro, and this strategist has a plan to trade on the troubles.

  • No Credit Event for Greece – For Now: Analyst Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 6:27 AM ET
    The Parthenon in Greece

    The International Swaps and Derivatives Association, which represents leading delaers in credit default swaps, meets on Thursday to decide whether the Greek debt swap in which investors will be forced to accept write-downs on their holdings of Greek debt constitutes a "credit event" which entitles them to compensation.

  • Swap Talks Over Greece Could Test the Market Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012 | 4:35 AM ET
    Greek Parliament

    The financial system could face a test this week as industry officials debate a provision of the Greek bailout, the New York Times reports.

  • Greece Deal Fails to Convince, EU Demands More Thursday, 9 Feb 2012 | 7:13 PM ET

    Greek political leaders said they had clinched a deal on economic reforms and spending cuts needed to secure a second bailout, but euro zone finance ministers demanded more measures and a parliamentary seal of approval before providing the aid.

  • Credit Rating Cut for CME Group Wednesday, 8 Feb 2012 | 1:26 PM ET
    Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) traders

    The fall of MF Global has claimed another victim — this time it’s the credit rating of CME Group.

  • The French bank Credit Agricole is planning on major changes to the way it operates in order to avoid new capital requirements being imposed by global financial regulators.

  • Europe Is Stuck on Life Support Wednesday, 1 Feb 2012 | 2:14 AM ET
    Mario Draghi

    Economic decision-makers are more optimistic than two months ago. The main reason is the belief that the European Central Bank, under the shrewd leadership of Mario Draghi, has eliminated the risk of a financial implosion in the euro zone. As Mark Carney, the respected governor of the Bank of Canada and  Draghi’s successor at the Financial Stability Board, remarked at the World Economic Forum in Davos: “There is not going to be a Lehman-style event in Europe. That matters." The Financial Times reports.

  • Bill Gross

    The European Central Bank won't solve the euro zone's debt crisis as long as the European Union behaves like a "dysfunctional" family, Bill Gross, Pimco founder and co-chief investment officer, told CNBC on Tuesday.

  • Guest Blog: Here's How to Save the Euro Tuesday, 31 Jan 2012 | 4:40 AM ET

    The first mistake was to try to arrange a voluntary haircut in the first place, when the Greek government should simply have defaulted.

  • European economic commissioner Olli Rehn at the World Economic Forum.

    A deal with private investors to swap Greece's debt to a more manageable burden is close to being concluded and the next three days are crucial, Olli Rehn, the European Union's monetary affairs commissioner, said during a debate hosted by CNBC in Davos.