fin366 | undergraduate
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Financial Institutions and Markets
- Describe the major types of financial markets.
- Explain the roles of financial institutions within the various types of financial markets.
- Describe the major types of financial institutions.
- Explain the primary functions of the Federal Reserve.
- Describe the impact of Federal Reserve policies on interest rates and the U.S. economy.
- Determine the reasons why banks are regulated.
- Evaluate how Federal Reserve policies impact financial markets and institutions.
- Describe the types of equity securities and how they are used by institutional investors.
- Explain how money markets work.
- Describe how businesses, government units, and individuals participate in money markets.
- Explain how the roles and functions of bond markets differ from those of money markets.
Global Financial Stability
- Identify reasons for growth of U.S. banking operations overseas.
- Explain how the interdependence among international economies and financial markets contribute to global financial stability.
- Evaluate the opportunities and challenges faced by financial institutions within the international financial system.
Assessing and Managing Risk
- Describe types of risks facing financial institutions.
- Evaluate the methods used to measure financial interest risk.
- Determine the differences between interest rates and interest income.
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