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New York Institute of Finance

FX Markets Derivatives, Cross Currency Swaps, and Credit Derivatives

New York Institute of Finance via edX Professional Education


Learn about Credit Default Swaps (CDS), and the basic information such as bankruptcy; restructuring; hazard rate; survival probability; credit spread; and other factors used in pricing and trading credit default products. We will also present some of the mathematical formulations and their applications to trading CDS.

As mentioned, the CDS market has grown drastically, and many new products and indices have been introduced. We will discuss some of these products and indices, and help you to get an overview of this exciting and somewhat complicated market today.

We're going to wrap up this course by going through a brief overview of asset swaps and the basic structure of them. The examples of asset swaps and their applications will be discussed.


Module 01: Foreign Exchange Markets

Lesson 01: Overview

Lesson 02: Managing FX Risk

Module 02: Foreign Exchange Forwards and Futures

Lesson 01: Overview

Lesson 02: Deliverable and Non-Deliverable Forwards

Module 03: FX Swaps and Cross Currency Swaps

Module 04: Swaps and CDS

Lesson 01: Interest Rate Derivatives: Futures

Lesson 02: Asset Swaps

Lesson 03: Credit Derivative

Lesson 04: Portfolio Credit Default Swap

Lesson 05: Credit Indices

Module 05: Case Study

Taught by

Jack Farmer

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