Foundations of Financial Markets and Institutions / Edition 4

Foundations of Financial Markets and Institutions / Edition 4

by Frank J. Fabozzi, Franco P. Modigliani, Frank J. Jones
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0136135315

ISBN-13: 9780136135319

Pub. Date: 02/13/2009

Publisher: Prentice Hall

A comprehensive exploration of the world's financial markets and institutions.

Introduction; Financial Institutions, Financial Intermediaries, and Asset Management Firms; Depository Institutions: Activities and Characteristics; The U.S. Federal Reserve and the Creation of Money; Monetary Policy in the United States; Insurance Companies;

Overview

A comprehensive exploration of the world's financial markets and institutions.

Introduction; Financial Institutions, Financial Intermediaries, and Asset Management Firms; Depository Institutions: Activities and Characteristics; The U.S. Federal Reserve and the Creation of Money; Monetary Policy in the United States; Insurance Companies; Investment Companies and Exchange-Traded Funds; Pension Funds; Properties and Pricing of Financial Assets; The Level and Structure of Interest Rates; The Term Structure of Interest Rates; Risk/Return and Asset Pricing Models; Primary Markets and the Underwriting of Securities; Secondary Markets; Treasury and Agency Securities Markets; Municipal Securities Markets; Markets for Common Stock: The Basic Characteristics; Markets for Common Stock: Structure and Organization; Markets for Corporate Senior Instruments: I; Markets for Corporate Senior Instruments: II; The Markets for Bank Obligations; The Residential Mortgage Market; Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities Market; Market for Commercial Mortgage Loans and Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities; Market for Asset-Backed Securities; Financial Futures Markets; Options Markets; Pricing of Futures and Options Contracts; The Applications of Futures and Options Contracts; OTC Interest Rate Derivatives: Forward Rate Agreements, Swaps, Caps, and Floors; Market for Credit Risk Transfer Vehicles: Credit Derivatives and Collateralized Debt Obligations; The Market for Foreign Exchange and Risk Control Instruments

MARKET: Foundations of Financial Markets and Institutions, offers a comprehensive exploration of the revolutionary developments occurring in the world's financial markets and institutions –i.e., innovation, globalization, and deregulation–with a focus on the actual practices of financial institutions, investors, and financial instruments.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780136135319
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
02/13/2009
Series:
Pearson Custom Business Resources Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
696
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

1 Introduction

2 Financial Institutions, Financial Intermediaries, and Asset Management Firms

3 Depository Institutions: Activities and Characteristics

4 The U.S. Federal Reserve and the Creation of Money

5 Monetary Policy in the United States

6 Insurance Companies

7 Investment Companies and Exchange-Traded Funds

8 Pension Funds

9 Properties and Pricing of Financial Assets

10 The Level and Structure of Interest Rates

11 The Term Structure of Interest Rates

12 Risk/Return and Asset Pricing Models

13 Primary Markets and the Underwriting of Securities

14 Secondary Markets

15 Treasury and Agency Securities Markets

16 Municipal Securities Markets

17 Markets for Common Stock: The Basic Characteristics

18 Markets for Common Stock: Structure and Organization

19 Markets for Corporate Senior Instruments: I

20 Markets for Corporate Senior Instruments: II

21 The Markets for Bank Obligations

22 The Residential Mortgage Market

23 Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities Market

24 Market for Commercial Mortgage Loans and Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities

25 Market for Asset-Backed Securities

26 Financial Futures Markets

27 Options Markets

28 Pricing of Futures and Options Contracts

29 The Applications of Futures and Options Contracts

30 OTC Interest Rate Derivatives: Forward Rate Agreements, Swaps, Caps, and Floors

31 Market for Credit Risk Transfer Vehicles: Credit Derivatives and Collateralized Debt Obligations

32 The Market for Foreign Exchange and Risk Control Instruments

Index

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