As Financial Reformer, Dodd, Again, Dogged by Appearance of Conflict (ABC News)

Now not only is Dodd being picked on for his politics, but for the fact that his wife works at the CME.  I think this…

Bloomberg – Fed Fails to Get Swap Users to Accept Clearinghouse Target

The buy side doesn’t want to commit to clearing targets, nor should they have to.  This is about reducing systemic risk, and arguably that comes…

CDS Clearing: How do we know it works?

Come March, CDS clearing will have been available for a full year.  After months of political pressure and industry commitments, open interest for cleared CDS…