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Part I: OVERVIEW OF THE FINANCIAL ENVIRONMENT. 1: Role of Financial Markets and Institutions. 2: Determination of Interest Rates. 3: Structure of Interest Rates. Part II: THE FED AND MONETARY POLICY. 4: Functions of the Fed. 5: Monetary Policy. Part III: DEBT SECURITY MARKETS. 6: Money Markets. 7: Bond Markets. 8: Bond Valuation and Risk. 9: Mortgage Markets. Part IV: EQUITY MARKETS. 10: Stock Offerings and Investor Monitoring. 11: Stock Valuation and Risk. (academic.cengage.com/finance/madura) 12: Market Microstructure and Strategies. (academic.cengage.com/finance/madura) Part V: DERIVATIVE SECURITY MARKETS. 13: Financial Futures Markets. 14: Options Markets. (academic.cengage.com/finance/madura) 15: Interest Rate Derivative Markets. (academic.cengage.com/finance/madura) 16: Foreign Exchange Derivative Markets. (academic.cengage.com/finance/madura) Part VI: COMMERCIAL BANKING. 17: Commercial Bank Operations. 18: Bank Regulation. 19: Bank Management. 20: Bank Performance. Part VII: NONBANK OPERATIONS. 21: Thrift Operations. (academic.cengage.com/finance/madura) 22: Finance Operations. (academic.cengage.com/finance/madura) 23: Mutual Fund Operations. 24: Securities Operations. (academic.cengage.com/finance/madura) 25: Insurance and Pension Fund Operations. (academic.cengage.com/finance/madura) Appendix A: Comprehensive Project. Appendix B: Using Excel to Conduct Analysis.