Financial Markets and Institutions: Abridged Edition / Edition 7

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This text describes financial markets and institutions by providing a conceptual framework to understand why markets exist and what their role is in the financial environment. Each type of financial market is described with a focus on its utilization by financial institutions, its internationalization, and recent events that have affected it. Each type of financial institution is described with a focus on its regulatory aspects, management, use of financial markets, and performance. This edition continues its strong tradition of emphasizing timely examples and practical applications, including Internet materials, and offers a unique tie into Internet resources. This text has the same chapters as the full edition. We placed certain chapters online at Many courses do not cover all materials in the text. We placed the chapters on the website to lower the cost and represent the course materials for the majority of Professors teaching this course.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780324365627
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 3/27/2006
  • Edition description: Abridged Edition
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 576
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 9.96 (h) x 1.11 (d)

Meet the Author

Jeff Madura is the SunTrust Bank Professor of Finance at Florida Atlantic University. He received his Ph.D. from Florida State University and has written several highly regarded textbooks, including FINANCIAL MARKETS AND INSTITUTIONS. His research on international finance has been published in numerous journals, including the JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL AND QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS; JOURNAL OF MONEY, CREDIT AND BANKING; FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT; JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL RESEARCH; and FINANCIAL REVIEW. He has received multiple awards for excellence in teaching and research and has served as a consultant for international banks, securities firms, and other multinational corporations. He has also served as director for the Southern Finance Association and Eastern Finance Association and as president of the Southern Finance Association.

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Table of Contents

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 Theory and 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. 12: Market Microstructure and Strategies. (Moved to Part V: DERIVATIVE SECURITY MARKETS. 13: Financial Futures Markets. 14: Options Markets. 15: Interest Rate Derivative Markets. (Moved to 16: Foreign Exchange Derivative Markets. (Moved to Part VI: COMMERCIAL BANKING. 17: Commercial Bank Operations. 18: Bank Regulation. 19: Bank Management. 20: Bank Performance. Part VII: NONBANK OPERATIONS. 21: Thrift Operations. (Moved to 22: Consumer Finance Operations. (Moved to 23: Mutual Fund Operations. 24: Securities Operations. (Moved to 25: Insurance and Pension Fund Operations. (Moved to Appendix A: Comprehensive Project. Appendix B: Using Excel for Statistical Analysis.

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