Financial Markets & Institutions

Course Number: Self-Study

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Financial Markets and Institutions offers a unique analysis of the risks faced by investors and savers interacting through financial institutions and financial markets, as well as strategies that can be adopted for controlling and managing risks. Special emphasis is put on new areas of operations in financial markets and institutions such as asset securitization, off-balance-sheet activities, and globalization of financial services.

Topics Covered Include:

Determinants of Interest Rates
Interest Rates and Security Valuation
The Federal Reserve System, Monetary Policy, and Interest Rates
Money Markets
Bond Markets
Mortgage Markets
Stock Markets
Foreign Exchange Markets
Derivative Securities Markets
Commercial Banks: Industry Overview
Commercial Banks’ Financial Statements and Analysis
Regulation of Commercial Banks
Other Lending Institutions: Savings Institutions, Credit Unions, and Finance Companies
Insurance Companies
Securities Firms and Investment Banks
Mutual Funds and Hedge Funds
Pension Funds
Types of Risks Incurred by Financial Institutions
Managing Credit Risk on the Balance Sheet
Managing Liquidity Risk on the Balance Sheet
Managing Interest Rate and Insolvency Risk on the Balance Sheet
Managing Risk off the Balance Sheet with Derivative Securities
Managing Risk off the Balance Sheet with Loan Sales and Securitization

Audience: Financial Service Managers or personnel pursuing a position in management

Prerequisites: n/a

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Member Price: $675.00
Non-Member Price: $775.00
Textbook Charge: $0.00

Credits: 3

Length: n/a

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