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Financial Markets and Institutions, CourseSmart eTextbook, 7th Edition

By Frederic S. Mishkin, Stanley Eakins

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: May 19, 2011

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In Financial Markets and Institutions, best-selling authors Mishkin and Eakins provide a practical introduction to prepare students for today’s changing landscape of financial markets and institutions. A unifying framework uses a few core principles to organize students’ thinking then examines the models as real-world scenarios from a practitioner’s perspective. By analyzing these applications, students develop the critical-thinking and problem-solving skills necessary to respond to challenging situations in their future careers.

Table of Contents

Part One: Introduction

1. Why Study Financial Markets and Institutions?

2. Overview of the Financial System

 

Part Two: Fundamentals of Financial Markets

3. What Do Interest Rates Mean and What Is Their Role in Valuation?

4. Why Do Interest Rates Change?

5. How Do Risk and Term Structure Affect Interest Rates?

6. Are Financial Markets Efficient?

 

Part Three: Fundamentals of Financial Institutions

7. Why Do Financial Institutions Exist?

8. Why Do Financial Crises Occur and Why Are They So Damaging to the Economy?

 

Part Four: Central Banking and the Conduct of Monetary Policy

9. Central Banks and the Federal Reserve System

10. Conduct of Monetary Policy: Tools, Goals, Strategy, and Tactics

 

Part Five: Financial Markets

11. The Money Markets

12. The Bond Market

13. The Stock Market

14. The Mortgage Markets

15. The Foreign Exchange Market

16. The International Financial System 

 

Part Six: The Financial Institutions Industry

17. Banking and the Management of Financial Institutions

18. Financial Regulation

19. Banking Industry: Structure and Competition

20. The Mutual Fund Industry

21. Insurance Companies and Pension Funds

22. Investment Banks, Security Brokers and Dealers, and Venture Capital Firms

 

Part Seven: The Management of Financial Institutions

23. Risk Management in Financial Institutions

24. Hedging with Financial Derivatives

 

Glossary

Index

 

Chapters on the Web

25. Savings Associations and Credit Unions

26. Finance Companies

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$111.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-213688-4