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Financial System and the Economy Principles of Money and Banking

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ISBN-10: 0765622467

ISBN-13: 9780765622464

Edition: 5th 2009 (Revised)

Authors: Maureen Burton, Bruce Brown

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This text gives the reader a sense of how and why markets evolve through balanced coverage of theory, policy, and institutions and on how structural change, globalisation, financial innovation and technology affect the financial environment.
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Book details

List price: $55.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 7/15/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 710
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.784
Language: English

Introduction
Introduction and Overview
Money and Its Role in the Economy
The Overseer: The Federal Reserve System
Financial Markets, Instruments, and Market Makers
Financial Prices
Interest Rates and Bond Prices
The Structure of Interest Rates
Market Efficiency and the Flow of Funds Among Sectors
Financial Institutions
An Introduction to Financial Intermediaries and Risk
Commercial Banking Structure, Regulation, and Performance
Financial Innovation
Financial Instability and Strains on the Financial System
Regulation of the Banking System and the Financial Services Industry
Financial Markets
The Debt Markets
The Stock Market
Securities Firms, Mutual Funds, and Financial Conglomerates
How Exchange Rates Are Determined
Forward, Futures, and Options Agreements
The International Financial System
Monetary Theory
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
Monetary Policy
The Challenges of Monetary Policy
The Process of Monetary Policy Formulation
Policy Implementation
Monetary Policy in a Globalized Financial System