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Equity Markets in Action is a comprehensive and thoroughlyup-to-date course on how markets work, what really drives themovements of the market, and the nuances of trading. Written by twoof today’s most globally recognized and respected marketauthorities, this hands-on exploration of the modern tradingenvironment examines:
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Equity Markets in Action is a detailed look at the foundationsof today’s markets, and will provide all traderswhetherprofessional or independentwith new insights and answers intothe dynamics of the marketplace.
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 aFrictionless Environment.
Appendix C: Dimensions of Informational Efficiency.
Appendix D: The Concept of Self-Regulation.