Equity Markets in Action: The Fundamentals of Liquidity, Market Structure & Trading + CD / Edition 1

Equity Markets in Action: The Fundamentals of Liquidity, Market Structure & Trading + CD / Edition 1

by Reto Francioni, Robert A. Schwartz
     
 

ISBN-10: 047146922X

ISBN-13: 9780471469223

Pub. Date: 07/23/2004

Publisher: Wiley

An in-depth look at the nature of market making and exchanges
From theory to practicalities, this is a comprehensive, up-to-date handbook and reference on how markets work and the nuances of trading. It includes a CD with an interactive trading simulation.
Robert A. Schwartz, PhD (New York, NY), is Marvin M. Speiser Professor of Finance and University

Overview

An in-depth look at the nature of market making and exchanges
From theory to practicalities, this is a comprehensive, up-to-date handbook and reference on how markets work and the nuances of trading. It includes a CD with an interactive trading simulation.
Robert A. Schwartz, PhD (New York, NY), is Marvin M. Speiser Professor of Finance and University Distinguished Professor in the Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College, CUNY. Reto Francioni, PhD (Zurich, Switzerland), is President and Chairman of the Board of SWX, the Swiss Stock Exchange, and former co-CEO of Consors Discount Broker AG, Nuremberg.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471469223
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/23/2004
Series:
Wiley Trading Series, #207
Edition description:
Includes CD-Rom
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Chapter 1. Role of an Equity Market.

Chapter 2. From Information to Prices.

Chapter 3. Liquidity.

Chapter 4. What We Want From Our Markets.

Chapter 5. Institutional Order Flow.

Chapter 6. Order Driven Markets.

Chapter 7. Intermediated Markets.

Chapter 8. The Evolving Scene in the US.

Chapter 9. The Evolving Scene in Europe.

Chapter 10. Clearing and Settlement.

Chapter 11. Regulation.

Chapter 12. Simulated Trading.

Appendix A: Prices and Returns.

Appendix B: From Portfolio Decisions to Trading in a Frictionless Environment.

Appendix C: Dimensions of Informational Efficiency.

Appendix D: The Concept of Self-Regulation.

Selected Reading.

Biographies.

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