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Edition/Copyright:7TH 12 Cover: Hardback Publisher:Prentice Hall, Inc. Published: 01/17/2011 International: No
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Table of Contents Part One: Introduction 1. Why Study Financial Markets and Institutions? 2. Overview of the Financial System Part Two: Fundamentals of Financial Markets 3. What Do Interest Rates Mean and What Is Their Role in Valuation? 4. Why Do Interest Rates Change? 5. How Do Risk and Term Structure Affect Interest Rates? 6. Are Financial Markets Efficient? Part Three: Fundamentals of Financial Institutions 7. Why Do Financial Institutions Exist? 8. Why Do Financial Crises Occur and Why Are They So Damaging to the Economy? Part Four: Central Banking and the Conduct of Monetary Policy 9. Central Banks and the Federal Reserve System 10. Conduct of Monetary Policy: Tools, Goals, Strategy, and Tactics Part Five: Financial Markets 11. The Money Markets 12. The Bond Market 13. The Stock Market 14. The Mortgage Markets 15. The Foreign Exchange Market 16. The International Financial System Part Six: The Financial Institutions Industry 17. Banking and the Management of Financial Institutions 18. Financial Regulation 19. Banking Industry: Structure and Competition 20. The Mutual Fund Industry 21. Insurance Companies and Pension Funds 22. Investment Banks, Security Brokers and Dealers, and Venture Capital Firms Part Seven: The Management of Financial Institutions 23. Risk Management in Financial Institutions 24. Hedging with Financial Derivatives Glossary Index Chapters on the Web 25. Savings Associations and Credit Unions 26. Finance Companies
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