Financial Markets / Edition 1

Financial Markets / Edition 1

by Robert Kolb, Ricardo J. Rodriguez, Rodriguez
     
 

Financial Markets provides a concise, yet comprehensive, introduction to financial markets for undergraduate or MBA students studying finance or money and banking. The text breaks with the non-analytical tradition of most texts and employs an analytical approach to the role of financial markets in a modern economy, debt and equity markets, and derivatives

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Financial Markets provides a concise, yet comprehensive, introduction to financial markets for undergraduate or MBA students studying finance or money and banking. The text breaks with the non-analytical tradition of most texts and employs an analytical approach to the role of financial markets in a modern economy, debt and equity markets, and derivatives markets and risk management. In each case, the discussion explores the financial economics of the area of study and focuses on the application of finance concepts to practical business management problems. The material covering financial derivatives offers an extensive treatment of the topic placing particular emphasis on how derivatives are used in risk management.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557869043
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/14/1996
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
9.25(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.76(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Financial Markets and the Economy:.

1. The Role of Financial Markets.

Part II: The Debt Market:.

2. The Money Market.

3. The Bond Market.

4. The Level and Structure of Interest Rates.

Part III: The Equity Market:.

5. The Stock Market.

6. Equity Valuation.

7. Investment Banking.

8. Risk and Return in Securities Markets.

Part IV: Financial Derivative Markets and RiskManagement:.

9. The Futures Market.

10. The Options Market.

11. The Swaps Market.

12. Financial Engineering.

Appendix.

Index.

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