Library

Home > Library > An empirical implementation of CreditGrades

An empirical implementation of CreditGrades

Author Andy Yeh Alpha

This research article empirically implements the novel and non-obvious credit risk model CreditGrades.

Description:

We use the CreditGrades credit risk model to value credit default swap (CDS) spreads for public companies at the intersection of the S&P 100 index and Moody's Bottom Rung report for the global financial crisis period from 2007Q3 to 2009Q2. We implement this canonical credit risk model in accordance with the *CreditGrades technical document* jointly developed by Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Deutsche Bank, and RiskMetrics. Our empirical study focuses on the strengths and weaknesses of the chosen risk model by analyzing the main empirical results with several complementary statistical and qualitative tests for better triangulation.

Blog+More
Fed Chair Jerome Powell increases the neutral interest rate to a range of 1.5% to 1.75% in his debut press conference.
Chanel Holden

2018-03-21 06:32:00 Wednesday ET

Fed Chair Jerome Powell increases the neutral interest rate to a range of 1.5% to 1.75% in his debut press conference.

Fed Chair Jerome Powell increases the neutral interest rate to a range of 1.5% to 1.75% in his debut post-FOMC press conference. The Federal Reserve raises

+See More
Apple revises down its global sales revenue estimate to $83 billion due to subpar smartphone sales in China.
James Campbell

2019-01-09 07:33:00 Wednesday ET

Apple revises down its global sales revenue estimate to $83 billion due to subpar smartphone sales in China.

Apple revises down its global sales revenue estimate to $83 billion due to subpar smartphone sales in China. Apple CEO Tim Cook points out the fact that he

+See More
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell announces the monetary policy decision to lower the federal funds rate by a quarter point to 2%-2.25%.
Chanel Holden

2019-09-07 17:37:00 Saturday ET

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell announces the monetary policy decision to lower the federal funds rate by a quarter point to 2%-2.25%.

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell announces the monetary policy decision to lower the federal funds rate by a quarter point to 2%-2.25%. This interest rat

+See More
BAC chief investment strategist Michael Hartnett points out that U.S. corporate debt accumulation can cause the next financial crisis.
John Fourier

2018-09-23 08:37:00 Sunday ET

BAC chief investment strategist Michael Hartnett points out that U.S. corporate debt accumulation can cause the next financial crisis.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch's chief investment strategist Michael Hartnett points out that U.S. corporate debt (not household credit supply or bank ca

+See More
The Economist delves into the modern perils of tech titans such as Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Google.
Jacob Miramar

2018-01-12 07:37:00 Friday ET

The Economist delves into the modern perils of tech titans such as Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Google.

The Economist delves into the modern perils of tech titans such as Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Google. These key tech titans often receive plaudits for mak

+See More
A congressional division between Democrats and Republicans can cause ripple effects on Trump economic reforms.
Becky Berkman

2018-11-29 11:33:00 Thursday ET

A congressional division between Democrats and Republicans can cause ripple effects on Trump economic reforms.

A congressional division between Democrats and Republicans can cause ripple effects on Trump economic reforms. As Democrats have successfully flipped the Ho

+See More