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Financial Institutions, Markets, and Money

Financial Institutions, Markets, and Money - 9th edition

Financial Institutions, Markets, and Money - 9th edition

ISBN13: 9780471697572

ISBN10: 0471697575

Financial Institutions, Markets, and Money by David Kidwell, Richard Peterson, David Blackwell and David Whidbee - ISBN 9780471697572
Edition: 9TH 06
Copyright: 2006
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published: 2006
International: No
Financial Institutions, Markets, and Money by David Kidwell, Richard Peterson, David Blackwell and David Whidbee - ISBN 9780471697572

ISBN13: 9780471697572

ISBN10: 0471697575

Summary

Reflecting today's global marketplace, this book presents a balanced overview of the U.S. financial system coupled with an introduction to international markets. The new edition includes more real-world examples, more personal finance examples, and added ''In Practice'' boxes that describe current trends and issues in business.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

PART I: THE FINANCIAL SYSTEM.

1. Overview of Financial Institutions and Markets.

2. The Federal Reserve and Its Powers.

3. The Fed and Interest Rates.

PART II: HOW INTEREST RATES ARE DETERMINED.

4. The Level of Interest Rates.

5. Bond Prices and Interest Rate Risk.

6. The Structure of Interest Rates.

PART III: FINANCIAL MARKETS.

7. Money Markets.

8. Bond Markets.

9. Mortgage Markets.

10. Equity Markets.

11. Derivatives Markets.

12. International Markets.

PART IV: COMMERCIAL BANKING.

13. Commercial Bank Operations.

14. Bank management and Profitability.

15. International Banking and Lending.

16. Regulation of Financial Institutions.

PART V: FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS.

17. Thrift Institutions and Financial Companies.

18. Insurance Companies and Pension Funds.

19. Investment Banking and Venture Capital.

20. Investment Companies and Hedge Funds.

Glossary.

Credits and Acknowledgments.

Index.