ISBN-10:
003075478X
ISBN-13:
9780030754784
Pub. Date:
03/01/1993
Publisher:
Dryden Press FL
Financial Institutions, Markets and Money / Edition 5

Financial Institutions, Markets and Money / Edition 5

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Financial Institutions, Markets and Money / Edition 5

This book's descriptive, balanced overview of the U.S. financial system, its primary institutions and markets, coupled with an introduction to international markets, creates a presentation truly reflective of today's global marketplace.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780030754784
Publisher: Dryden Press FL
Publication date: 03/01/1993
Series: Series in Finance Ser.
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 840
Product dimensions: 7.88(w) x 9.48(h) x 1.48(d)

Table of Contents

PART I. THE FINANCIAL SYSTEM.

1. The Financial System: Money and Prices.

2. An Overview of Financial Institutions.

3. Fundamentals of Financial Markets.

PART II. HOW INTEREST RATES ARE DETERMINED.

4. Bond Prices, Bond Yields, and Interest Rate Risk.

5. The Level of Interest Rates.

6. The Structure of Interest Rates.

7. The Federal Reserve, Monetary Policy, and Interest Rates.

PART III. FINANCIAL MARKETS.

8. Fixed Income Markets.

9. Markets for Equity Securities.

10. Mortgage Markets.

11. Futures, Forward, Swaps, and Option Markets.

12. International Exchange and Credit Markets - Introduction.

PART IV. COMMERCIAL BANKING.

13. Commercial Bank Operations.

14. Bank Management and Profitability.

15. International Banking.

16. Regulation of Financial Institutions.

PART V. FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS.

17. Thrift Institutions and Mortgage Banking.

18. Finance Companies and Credit Unions.

19. Investment Banks, Venture Capitalists, and Hedge Funds.

20. Insurance Companies and Pension Funds.

21. Financial Conglomerates and Investment Companies.

PART VI. THE FUTURE OF THE FINANCIAL SYSTEM.

22. Looking Ahead.

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