Category Archives: Foreign Exchange Risk

Professor Nouriel Roubini on Greece’s Economic Recovery

The following is an excerpt from Reuters: “”It’s a constructive deal, positive for the euro zone, and means that for now, those tail risks that would have led to a more fundamental repricing of euro zone assets should not occur,” … Continue reading

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3 Questions for NYU Stern Prof. David Yermack on Digital Currencies

David Yermack is the Albert Fingerhut Professor of Finance and Business Transformation at the NYU Stern School of Business and is the Director of the NYU Pollack Center for Law and Business. He is co-instructor for the NYU course on … Continue reading

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Prof. Nouriel Roubini: The Dollar Joins the Currency Wars

In a recent opinion editorial on Project Syndicate, Professor Nouriel Roubini argued that governments shouldn’t use currency wars to boost economic growth. While many central banks around the world have eased monetary policies to jumpstart growth, the US dollar has simultaneously strengthened against both advanced-country … Continue reading

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“The ‘Greatest’ Carry Trade Ever? Understanding Eurozone Bank Risks” by Professor Viral Acharya

Professor Viral Acharya and his co-author, Sascha Steffen of ESMT European School of Management and Technology, show that eurozone bank risks during 2007-2013 can be understood as “carry trade” behavior. They find that banks used short-term unsecured funding in wholesale … Continue reading

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Inflation Risk Premium Implied by Options

MSGF Academic Director and NYU Stern Professor Menachem Brenner along with his co-authors, Yoram Landskroner, Eddy Azoulay and Roy Stein of the Bank of Israel, explore how to measure expected inflation – a critical issue facing the Central Bank. One … Continue reading

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