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Financial Markets and Institutions,
12th Edition

Jeff Madura

ISBN-13: 9781337099745 | ISBN-10: 1337099740

Copyright 2018

| Published 2017

| 784 pages

List Price USD $249.95

Overview

Packed with timely examples and practical applications, Madura's best-selling FINANCIAL MARKETS AND INSTITUTIONS, 12E, equips you with a clear understanding of why financial markets exist, how financial institutions serve these markets, and what services those institutions offer. Focusing on the management, performance, and regulatory aspects of financial institutions, the text explores the functions of the Federal Reserve System, the major debt and equity security markets, and the derivative security markets. It also reflects the latest developments from the field -- including updates on regulatory reform. Helping you maximize your course success, MindTap Finance digital learning solution enables you to connect with your instructor, organize coursework, and access a range of study tools -- including an e-book, pre-populated flashcards, quizzes, and more. Financial Markets and Institutions is available with MindTap, an integrated etext and online learning solution that enhances understanding of course content and offers opportunities to extend learning.

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Dr Jeff Madura is Emeritus Professor of Finance at Florida Atlantic University. He has written several successful finance texts, including Financial Markets and Institutions (now in its 12th edition). His research on international finance has been published in numerous journals, including Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis; Journal of Banking and Finance; Journal of Money, Credit and Banking; Journal of International Money and Finance; Financial Management; Journal of Financial Research; Financial Review; Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money; Global Finance Journal; International Review of Financial Analysis and Journal of Multinational Financial Management. Dr Madura has received multiple awards for excellence in teaching and research, and he has served as a consultant for international banks, securities firms and other multinational corporations. He served as a director for the Southern Finance Association and the Eastern Finance Association, and he is also former president of the Southern Finance Association.

  • All-new Critical Thinking Questions prompt students to write a short essay on a relevant topic in each chapter, giving them firsthand experience applying chapter concepts to real-world practice.
  • Thoroughly updated and packed with timely examples, Madura's FINANCIAL MARKETS AND INSTITUTIONS, 12e, reflects the latest financial developments, trends and issues as well as updates on regulatory reform for various types of financial markets and institutions. Chapter 12, "Market Microstructure and Strategies," includes an increased emphasis on high-frequency trading.
  • An increased emphasis on behavioral finance concepts is included throughout.
  • Chapter 25 from the previous edition has been expanded into two chapters -- that include substantially expanded coverage of pension fund underfunding problems and implications.
  • CONNECTION WITH GLOBAL MARKETS. Throughout the text, "Global Aspects" call-outs show your students the interconnectedness of the U.S. and global financial markets.
  • MindTap® Finance digital learning solution enables students to connect with their instructor, organize coursework, and access a range of study tools, including an e-book and apps -- all in one place! MindTap® Reader keeps all their notes together, lets them print material, and will even read text out loud. The MindTap® Mobile App includes pre-populated flashcards, quizzes, and important course alerts, while the Progress App tracks their performance in relation to other students.
  • ONGOING FLOW OF FUNDS EXERCISE EMPHASIZES PRACTICAL APPLICATION OF USING FINANCIAL MARKETS AND SERVICES. The running Flow of Funds Exercise at the end of each chapter clearly illustrates how a manufacturing company relies on all types of financial markets, institutions, and services.
  • CURRENT, RELEVANT EXAMPLES REINFORCE REAL-WORLD APPLICATION OF CONCEPTS. Numerous memorable examples throughout the 12th edition reinforce key concepts and show students the practical applications and importance of the material they are learning.
  • HANDS-ON INTERNET/EXCEL EXERCISES DRIVE HOME CHAPTER CONCEPTS. Accompanying Excel® exercises highlight spreadsheet applications related to key topics, such as yield curves, risk premiums, and stock volatility.
  • "ONLINE ARTICLES" ENCOURAGE FINANCIALLY RELATED INTERNET RESEARCH. End-of-chapter online research assignments prompt students to practice their Internet research skills as well as connect chapter content to timely financial activities.

Table of Contents

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Part I: OVERVIEW OF THE FINANCIAL ENVIRONMENT.
1. Role of Financial Markets and Institutions.
2. Determination of Interest Rates.
3. Structure of Interest Rates.
Part II: THE FED AND MONETARY POLICY.
4. Functions of the Fed.
5. Monetary Policy.
Part III: DEBT SECURITY MARKETS.
6. Money Markets.
7. Bond Markets.
8. Bond Valuation and Risk.
9. Mortgage Markets.
Part IV: EQUITY MARKETS.
10. Stock Offerings and Investor Monitoring.
11. Stock Valuation and Risk.
12. Market Microstructure and Strategies.
Part V: DERIVATIVE SECURITY MARKETS.
13. Financial Futures Markets.
14. Options Markets.
15. Swap Markets.
16. Foreign Exchange Derivative Markets.
Part VI: COMMERCIAL BANKING.
17. Commercial Bank Operations.
18. Bank Regulation.
19. Bank Management.
20. Bank Performance.
Part VII: NONBANK OPERATIONS.
21. Thrift Operations.
22. Finance Company Operations.
23. Mutual Fund Operations.
24. Securities Operations.
25. Insurance Operations.
26. Pension Fund Operations
Appendix A: Comprehensive Project.
Appendix B: Using Excel to Conduct Analyses.
Glossary.
Index.

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