Capital Markets

Capital Markets : Institutions and Instruments

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For courses in Capital or Financial Markets or Institutions, Investment Banking and Derivatives Markets.This text offers the most comprehensive capital market coverage available. It covers the instruments, the players, and the principles of valuation with an excellent blend of theory and practice.show more

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  • Paperback | 644 pages
  • 200 x 252 x 24mm | 739.37g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • 3rd International edition
  • 013045754X
  • 9780130457547

Table of contents

1. Introduction. I. THE PLAYERS. 2. Overview of Market Participants and Financial Innovation. 3. Depository Institutions. 4. Nondepository Institutions. 5. Investment Banking Firms. II. ORGANIZATION AND STRUCTURE OF MARKETS. 6. The Primary Markets. 7. Secondary Markets. III. RISK AND RETURN THEORIES. 8. Risk and Return Theories: I. 9. Risk and Return Theories: II. IV. DERIVATIVES MARKETS. 10. Introduction to Financial Futures Markets. 11. Introduction to Options Markets. 12. Introduction to the Swaps, Caps, and Floors Markets. V. THE EQUITY MARKET. 13. Common Stock Market: I. 14. Common Stock Market: II. 15. Stock Options Market. 16. Stock Index Derivative Markets. VI. INTEREST RATE DETERMINATION AND BOND VALUATION. 17. The Theory and Structure of Interest Rates. 18. Valuation of Debt Contracts and Their Price Volatility Characteristics. 19. The Term Structure of Interest Rates. VII. DEBT MARKETS. 20. Money Markets. 21. Treasury and Agency Securities Markets. 22. Corporate Senior Instruments Markets: I. 23. Corporate Senior Instruments Markets: II. 24. Municipal Securities Market. 25. The Mortgage Market. 26. The Market for Mortgage-Backed Securities. 27. The Market for Asset-Backed Securities. 28. Exchange-Traded Interest Rate Futures and Options. 29. Over-the-Counter Interest Rate and Credit Derivative Markets. VIII. FOREIGN EXCHANGE MARKETS. 30. The Market for Foreign Exchange and Risk Control Instruments.show more

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"The text serves as a comprehensive guide to all the different instruments available on the market, and the coverage is in-depth... Specifically, it is the only text I have considered which covers the mortgage market and the various related instruments in such detail. It is also the only text to devote an entire chapter to Munis... The quantitative analysis in the text is commendable. It is in sufficient detail and developed in a step by step fashion which the students would like." - Rita Biswas, University at Albany - SUNY "Capital Markets...is the best text in its field for upper-level undergraduate and entry-level MBA courses. Compared to [other texts in this market] this text is much more advanced and thorough, providing students an in-depth understanding of all financial markets, instruments and participants... The writing style is outstanding. The authors have masterfully crafted each chapter finding balance between laconic and loquaciousness... Most, if not all, of the financial markets and institutions texts fail to include investment banks as relevant market participants. Not only does Capital Markets include this key market "player," but provides the best overview of the scope and nature of this financial entity." - Charles B. ("Chip") Ruscher, The University of Arizona "...this textbook is comprehensive in coverage and very well written. It treats an extensive number of topics in a clear and concise manner." - Jacobus T. Severiens, John Carroll Universityshow more

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