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Financial Markets and Institutions / Frederic S. Mishkin, Stanley G. Eakins.

By: Mishkin, Frederic S.
Contributor(s): Eakins, Stanley G.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Prentice Hall Series in Finance.Publisher: Boston : Pearson Prentice Hall, 2009 c2009Edition: 6th ed.Description: 1v. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.ISBN: 0321552113; 9780321552112.Subject(s): Money -- United States | Money market -- United States | Financial institutions -- United States | Banks and banking -- United StatesDDC classification: 332.10973 Online resources: Table of contents only
Contents:
Why study financial markets and institutions? -- Overview of the financial system -- What do interest rates mean and what is their role in valuation? -- Why do interest rates change? -- How do risk and term structure affect interest rates? -- Are financial markets efficient? -- Structure of central banks and the federal reserve system -- Conduct of monetary policy : tools, goals, strategy, and tactics -- The money markets -- The bond market -- The stock market -- The mortage markets -- The foreign exchange market -- The international financial system -- Whay do financial institutions exist? -- What should be done about conflicts of interest? : a central issue in business ethics -- Banking and the management of financial institutions -- Commercial banking industry : structure and competition -- Savings associations and credit unions -- Banking regulation -- The mutual fund industry -- Insurance companies and pension funds -- Investment banks, security brokers and dealers, and venture capital firms -- Risk management in financial institutions -- Hedging with financial derivatives -- Finance companies.
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Includes index.

Why study financial markets and institutions? -- Overview of the financial system -- What do interest rates mean and what is their role in valuation? -- Why do interest rates change? -- How do risk and term structure affect interest rates? -- Are financial markets efficient? -- Structure of central banks and the federal reserve system -- Conduct of monetary policy : tools, goals, strategy, and tactics -- The money markets -- The bond market -- The stock market -- The mortage markets -- The foreign exchange market -- The international financial system -- Whay do financial institutions exist? -- What should be done about conflicts of interest? : a central issue in business ethics -- Banking and the management of financial institutions -- Commercial banking industry : structure and competition -- Savings associations and credit unions -- Banking regulation -- The mutual fund industry -- Insurance companies and pension funds -- Investment banks, security brokers and dealers, and venture capital firms -- Risk management in financial institutions -- Hedging with financial derivatives -- Finance companies.

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