MCT Trading to Hold Educational Webinars on Hedge Accounting Practices

MCT Trading to Hold Educational Webinars on
Hedge Accounting Practices


SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 21, 2014  – MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized leader in mortgage pipeline hedging and risk management services, announced that it will be holding a webinar to provide lenders with insight on the fundamentals and complexities of hedge accounting and derivative assets. The webinars will also accompany a demonstration of MCT’s new “Derivative Asset Analyzer tool. “ 


Phil Rasori, MCT’s COO, will conduct the live webinars on Friday, April 25, at 8:00 a.m. and also 11:00 a.m. Pacific Standard Time.  Mr. Rasori is a recognized expert in capital markets operations in the mortgage banking industry.  His areas of expertise include complex financial modeling, computational dynamics, and linear programming for operational optimization.


The webinar, entitled “Hedge Accounting – Beyond the Basics,” is designed to assist lenders in better understanding the details behind monthly journal entries and secondary marketing accounting concerns, issues, and solutions.


Key topics that will be covered include:

  • Market volatility and financial accounting standards
  • Following hedge accounting rules
  • Derivative asset performance – definitions, answers and the “Five Elements”
  • Making sound decisions in future secondary marketing strategies
  • Q&A from webinar attendees

MCT says it plans to hold additional secondary marketing-centric webinars for free in the future.


About Mortgage Capital Trading

MCT Trading, Inc. is a risk management and advisory services company providing independent analysis, training, hedging strategy and loan sale execution support to clients engaged in the secondary mortgage market.  Founded in San Diego, California in May 2001, the company has expanded to include field sales and support offices in Philadelphia, Dallas, Charlotte, St Louis and San Francisco. MCT is recognized as a leading provider of mortgage pipeline hedging service and currently supports more than 100 clients on its HALO (Hedging And Loan-sales Optimization) Program.  MCT also offers a service that effectively outsources a centralized lock desk for mortgage bankers called LockCentral.  For more information, please visit or call (619) 543-5111. 


Ian Miller
Chief Marketing Officer
Mortgage Capital Trading