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Financial Markets and Institutions : A Modern Perspective / Edition 1

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Financial Markets and Institutions : A Modern Perspective / Edition 1

Accessible, thoroughly up to date, and pedagogically rich, Saunders and Cornett's Financial Markets and Institutions 2/e fits perfectly into the newest segment of the markets and institutions course area. Beginning with ten chapters on markets, the student is able to create a solid microeconomics focus while still building on the risk management/risk measurement framework. International coverage has been provided throughout the text and exceptional illustrations and examples make even the most difficult concepts, like derivatives, easy to learn.

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ISBN-13: 9780072508116
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Pub. Co.
Publication date: 08/01/2001
Edition description: PACKAGE
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.80(d)

About the Author

Anthony Saunders is the John M. Schiff Professor of Finance and the Chair of the Department of Finance at the Stern School of Business at New York University. Professor Saunders received his PhD from the London School of Economics and has taught both undergraduate and graduate level courses at NYU since 1978. Throughout his academic career, his teaching and research have specialized in financial institutions and international banking. He has served as a visiting professor all over the world, including INSEAD, the Stockholm School of Economics, and the University of Melbourne. He is currently on the Executive Committee of the Salomon Center for the Study of Financial Institutions, NYU.His research has been published in all the major money and banking and finance journals and in several books. In addition, he has authored or co-authored several professional books, the most recent of which is Credit Risk Measurement: New Approaches to Value at Risk and Other Paradigms, John Wiley and Sons, New York, 1999

Table of Contents

Part 1:Introduction and Overview of Financial Markets

Chp.1 Introduction

Chp.2 Determinants of Interest Rates

Chp.3 Interest Rates and Security Valuation

Chp.4 The Federal Reserve System, Monetary Policy, and Interest Rates

Part 2.Securites Markets

Chp.5 Money Markets

Chp.6 Bond Markets

Chp.7 Mortgage Markets

Chp.8 Stock Markets

Chp.9 Foreign Exchange Markets

Chp.10 Derivative Securities Markets

Part 3:Depository Institutions

Chp.11 Commercial Banks

Chp.12 Thrift Institutions

Chp.13 Depository Institutions' Financial Statements and Analysis

Chp.14 Regulation of Depository Institutions

Part 4:Other Financial Institutions

Chp.15 Insurance Companies

Chp.16 Securities Firms and Investment Banks

Chp.17 Finance Companies

Chp.18 Mutual Funds

Chp.19 Pension Funds

Part 5:Risk Management in Financial Institutions

Chp.20 Types of Risks Incurred by Financial Institutions

Chp.21 Managing Risk on the Balance Sheet I:Credit Risk

Chp.22 Managing Risk on the Balance Sheet II:Liquidity Risk

Chp.23 Managing Risk on the Balance Sheet III:Interest Rate and Insolvency Risk

Chp.24 Managing Risk with Derivative Securities

Chp.25 Loan Sales and Asset Securitization

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