Chapter%201_Why%20are%20FI%20Special%20and%20Intro

Chapter%201_Why%20are%20FI%20Special%20and%20Intro - FIN...

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FIN 4620 Financial Management of Financial Institutions Prepared by Patty Robertson May not be used without permission
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Like all publicly-traded firms, financial intermediaries (FIs) attempt to maximize stockholder value. However, FIs face unique risks. Regardless of the type of FI, these risks are similar, as are the methods and markets through which these risks are managed. Course Objective 2
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Course Overview Managing Ris k and Return in FIs Part I Introduction to Financial Institutions Part II Measuring Financial Risk Part III Managing Financial Risk 3
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Part I - Introduction to FIs 4 Introduction Why are FIs special? What is the role and function of FIs? What does a FI balance sheet look like? Why and how are FIs regulated? Who are the industry players? What products and services do they sell? What risks do they face and how are they measured? What are recent trends?
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Part II - Measuring Financial Risk 5
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