9780324027440

Financial Markets and Institutions

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  • ISBN13:

    9780324027440

  • ISBN10:

    0324027443

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 3/13/2000
  • Publisher: South-Western College Pub
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Summary

This text describes financial markets and institutions by providing a conceptual framework to understand why markets exist and what their role is in the financial environment. Each type of financial market is described with a focus on its utilization by financial institutions, its internationalization, and recent events that have affected it. Each type of financial institution is described with a focus on its regulatory aspects, management, use of financial markets, and performance. This edition continues its strong tradition of emphasizing timely examples and practical applications, including Internet materials, and offers a unique tie into Internet resources.

Table of Contents

Part I Overview of the Financial Environment 1(73)
Role of Financial Markets and Institutions
2(17)
Determination of Interest Rates
19(22)
Structure of Interest Rates
41(33)
Part II The Fed and Monetary Policy 74(50)
Functions of the Fed
75(20)
Monetary Theory and Policy
95(29)
Part III Debt Security Markets 124(107)
Money Markets
125(25)
Bond Markets
150(22)
Bond Valuation and Risk
172(35)
Mortgage Markets
207(24)
Part IV Equity Markets 231(74)
Stock Markets
232(41)
Stock Valuation and Risk
273(32)
Part V Derivative Security Markets 305(141)
Financial Futures Markets
306(28)
Options Markets
334(40)
Interest Rate Derivative Markets
374(27)
Foreign Exchange Derivative Markets
401(45)
Part VI Commercial Banking 446(119)
Commercial Bank Operations
447(21)
Bank Regulation
468(20)
Bank Management
488(33)
Bank Performance
521(21)
International Banking
542(23)
Part VII Nonbank Operations 565(121)
Thrift Operations
566(24)
Consumer Finance Operations
590(13)
Mutual Fund Operations
603(29)
Securities Operations
632(18)
Insurance Operations
650(22)
Pension Fund Operations
672(14)
Credit Unions
686

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