What is the Libor/OIS spread?

Tim Bennett looks at a red flag that can warn of trouble in the banking sector – and potentially the wider economy – and how to interpret what it’s telling you.

• Having trouble viewing this video? Click here for a version optimised for slower connections.

Related videos

What is a swap?
Libor – Britain’s most important interest rate

 

Video tutorial - why profit margins matter

Why profit margins are really useful

In this video, Ed Bowsher explains how to calculate a company’s profit margin, why it is the best way to evaluate profitability, and how you can use it when analysing a company.

Video tutorial: why hedge funds can be good news

Why hedge funds can be good news

Hedge funds perform a valuable service by weeding out overvalued shares. In this video, Ed Bowsher explains some of the things they look for when they’re hunting for shares to short.

Video tutorial - what is the current ratio?

What is the ‘current ratio’?

In his latest video, Ed Bowsher looks at the current ratio, which can help you see whether a company has sufficient resources to pay its bills in the near future.

Click here to see all the MoneyWeek video tutorials