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FINANCIAL MARKETS AND INSTITUTIONS: GLOBAL EDITION

PAPERBACK BY MISHKIN, FREDERIC S.; EAKINS, STANLEY

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9781292060484
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EDITION
8TH EDITION
PUBLISHER
PEARSON EDUCATION LIMITED
IMPRINT
PEARSON EDUCATION LIMITED
FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
704 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
30 APR 2015

DESCRIPTION

For all undergraduate and graduate students of Financial Markets. A practical and current look into today's financial markets and institutions. In Financial Markets and Institutions, bestselling authors Frederic S. Mishkin and Stanley G. Eakins provide a practical introduction to prepare students for today's changing landscape of financial markets and institutions. A unifying framework uses core principles to organize students' thinking then examines the models as real-world scenarios from a practitioner's perspective. By analyzing these applications, students develop the critical-thinking and problem-solving skills necessary to respond to challenging situations in their future careers. Although this text has undergone a major revision, the Eighth Edition retains Mishkin/Eakins' hallmark pedagogy that make it the best-selling textbook on financial markets and institutions. This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience-for you and your students. Here's how: *Organize Learning with a Unifying Analytic Framework: Core principles organize students' thinking and then examine the models as real-world scenarios from a practitioner's perspective. *Help Students Transition from Classroom to Career with Real-Life Business Scenarios: Cases increase students' interest by applying theory to real-world data and examples. *Emphasis Critical Thinking with Key Features: Examples and exercises allow students to put into practice the concepts that they are learning. *Keep Your Course Current and Relevant: New material on financial markets and institutions and monetary policy appear throughout the text.

CONTENTS

Table of Contents I. Introduction 1. Why Study Financial Markets and Institutions? 2. Overview of the Financial System II. 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? III. 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? IV. 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 V. 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 VI. 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 VII. The Management of Financial Institutions 23. Risk Management in Financial Institutions 24. Hedging with Financial Derivatives Glossary Index Chapters on the Web 25. Financial Crises in Emerging Market Economies 26. Savings Associations and Credit Unions 27. Finance Companies