Commentaries

The VaR cover-up

October 14, 2009

By Pablo Triana

Pablo Triana is the author of Lecturing Birds On Flying: Can Mathematical Theories Destroy The Financial Markets? The views expressed are his own

Goldman, liquidity and VAR

July 16, 2009

Goldman Sachs’ second-quarter earnings release showed a continued increase in the amount of market risk held on the firm’s trading book. Its risk appetite has continued to expand at a time when extreme turbulence has forced others to scale back.