New answers tagged swaps
I guess it depends on what they're referring to... The traditional swap curve (LIBOR-based) is certainly not risk free, as evidenced by the experience of the financial crisis and the resulting migration to OIS discounting. The OIS curve (which is a kind of swap curve...) is now the standard risk-free curve. The Treasury yield curve is not favored, because ...
Here is another Credit Default Swap database which is rather extensive, daily spreads of roughly 700 entities starting in 2006.
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