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Swap Positioning: A practice whereby an intermediary enters into one side of the swap transaction, such as fixed rate payer (or floating rate payer) to a client who wishes to be a floating rate payer (or a fixed rate payer). Then the intermediary waits for a matching counterparty and offloads the swap thereto. In other words, swap positioning involves holding a portfolio of swaps usually by a swap dealer without seeking to offset each swap with an identical mirror swap. In this sense, the swap dealer becomes a counterparty to every swap held in its portfolio The dealer earns, for its services as a dealer, a pay-receive spread (bid-ask spread) which is equal to ... read more »
Adjsuted futures price: the cash-price equivalent value of a futures contract to purchase an asset (e.g., a commodity) at a specified future date ....