1. If Banc One wanted to manage its interest rate exposure without using swaps, what could it do. Specifically, how could it move from being asset-sensitive to either neutral or mildly liability-sensitive without using swaps.
2. What are the pros and cons of using swaps vs. these other means of adjusting the bank’s interest rate sensitivity.
3. What impact do they have on the bank’s interest rate sensitivity, liquidity, accounting ratios, and capital rat