Foundations of Financial Markets and Institutions

Foundations of Financial Markets and Institutions : International Edition

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A core text for one semester courses in Financial Institutions and Markets. A comprehensive exploration of the world's financial markets and institutions. Foundations of Financial Markets and Institutions, offers a comprehensive exploration of the revolutionary developments occurring in the world's financial markets and institutions -i.e., innovation, globalization, and deregulation-with a focus on the actual practices of financial institutions, investors, and financial instruments. This fourth edition incorporates and addresses the vast amount of changes that have recently occurred in financial institutions and markets around the more

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  • Paperback | 696 pages
  • 202 x 252 x 30mm | 1,238.3g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 4th edition
  • 013135423X
  • 9780131354234
  • 657,959

Table of contents

Preface 1 Introduction2 Financial Institutions, Financial Intermediaries, and Asset Management Firms3 Depository Institutions: Activities and Characteristics4 The U.S. Federal Reserve and the Creation of Money5 Monetary Policy in the United States6 Insurance Companies 7 Investment Companies and Exchange-Traded Funds8 Pension Funds9 Properties and Pricing of Financial Assets10 The Level and Structure of Interest Rates11 The Term Structure of Interest Rates12 Risk/Return and Asset Pricing Models 13 Primary Markets and the Underwriting of Securities14 Secondary Markets15 Treasury and Agency Securities Markets 16 Municipal Securities Markets17 Markets for Common Stock: The Basic Characteristics18 Markets for Common Stock: Structure and Organization19 Markets for Corporate Senior Instruments: I20 Markets for Corporate Senior Instruments: II21 The Markets for Bank Obligations22 The Residential Mortgage Market23 Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities Market24 Market for Commercial Mortgage Loans and Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities25 Market for Asset-Backed Securities26 Financial Futures Markets27 Options Markets 28 Pricing of Futures and Options Contracts29 The Applications of Futures and Options Contracts30 OTC Interest Rate Derivatives: Forward Rate Agreements, Swaps, Caps, and Floors31 Market for Credit Risk Transfer Vehicles: Credit Derivatives and Collateralized Debt Obligations32 The Market for Foreign Exchange and Risk Control Instruments Indexshow more

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