Financial Intermediaries why do they exist?
Finance Companies: Loan companies
Mutual funds gather money from many investors and then invest into stocks or
1) One reason for the shift away from depository institutions is interest rat
This chapter examines the historical trends in
the banking industry that help explain the
unique structure of the U.S. system.
Recognize the key features of the banking
A healthy and vibrant economy requires a
financial system that moves funds from
people who save to people who have
productive investment opportunities.
Identify eight basic
of the Financial
This chapter presents an overview of the
study of financial markets and institutions.
Compare and contrast direct and indirect
Identify the structure and components of
To examine how financial markets such as
bond, stock and foreign exchange markets
To examine how financial institutions such as
banks, investment and insurance companies
This chapter develops an economic analysis
of financial regulation.
Identify the reasons for and forms of a
government safety net in financial markets.
List and summarize the
What Is Money?
In this chapter, we develop precise definitions
by exploring the functions of money, looking
at why and how it promotes economic
efficiency, tracing how its forms have evolved
over time, and examining how money is
Speeches & Testimony
Statement of Martin J. Gruenberg, Chairman, Federal
Deposit Insurance Corporation to the Institute of
International Bankers, Annual Washington Conference,
March 7, 2016
Good afternoon and thank you for the
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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. ("Wal-Mart" or the "Company"), the company that revolutionized the retail
industry, wants to extend its market dominance to finan
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A simplified approach to asset demand
A concept of equilibrium
Supply and Demand
The search for profits
Sample question for exam
Evaluate following statement:
The statement greed caused the financial crisis is both true an