Financial System and the Economy : Principles of Money and Banking
Edition: 4th 2006
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Description: This text gives students a unique understanding of the dynamic and evolving nature of the financial system and how it is related to the aggregate economy. It emphasizes the effects of structural change, globalization, financial innovation, and technology on the financial environment. Its highly applied, roots-in-reality approach incorporates numerous real-world applications and Internet features to demonstrate the relevance of topics. The text is written in an informal, conversational style, avoiding complex models and high-level math, making it perfect for the typical business major who may or may not have a strong economics background.
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Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Cengage South-Western
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
|Introduction and Overview|
|Principles of Money|
|The Role of Money and Credit|
|The Overseer: The Federal Reserve System|
|Financial Markets, Instruments, and Market Makers|
|Interest Rates and Bond Prices|
|The Structure of Interest Rates|
|How Exchange Rates Are Determined|
|An Introduction to Financial Intermediaries and Risk|
|Commercial Banking Structure, Regulation, and Performance|
|Financial Instability and Strains on the Financial System|
|Regulation of the Banking System and the Financial Services Industry|
|Securities Firms, Mutual Funds, and Financial Conglomerates|
|The Stock Market|
|The Debt Markets|
|Forward, Futures, and Options Agreements|
|The International Financial System|
|The Fed, Depository Institutions, and the Money Supply Process|
|The Demand for Real Money Balances and Market Equilibrium|
|Financial Aspects of the Household, Business, Government, and Rest-of-the-World Sectors|
|Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply|
|The Challenges of Monetary Policy|
|The Process of Monetary Policy Formulation|
|Monetary Policy in a Globalized Financial System|
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