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We consider a portfolio containing CDO tranches as well as ordinary bonds. Our interest is in large loss probabilities and risk measures such as value-at-risk. When loss is measured on a mark-to-market basis, estimation via simulation requires a nested procedure: In the outer step one draws realizations of all risk factors up to the horizon, and in the… (More)
NOTE: Staff working papers in the Finance and Economics Discussion Series (FEDS) are preliminary materials circulated to stimulate discussion and critical comment. The analysis and conclusions set forth are those of the authors and do not indicate concurrence by other members of the research staff or the Board of Governors. References in publications to the… (More)