ISBN: 1439038856 / ISBN-13: 9781439038857
Financial Markets and Institutions
Gain a clear understanding of why financial markets exist, how financial institutions serve these markets, and what services those institutions offer ... Show synopsis Gain a clear understanding of why financial markets exist, how financial institutions serve these markets, and what services those institutions offer with the proven conceptual framework and clear presentation in Madura's best-selling Financial Markets and Institutions 11e. The text weaves timely examples and practical applications throughout as it emphasizes the securities traded by and the scope of participation of financial institutions within each market. Readers focus on the management, performance, and regulatory aspects of financial institutions and explore the functions of the Federal Reserve System, the major debt and equity security markets, and the derivative security market. This text emphasizes current financial reform with updates throughout that provide a thorough understanding of today's most recent financial changes, developments and trends.