This text describes financial markets and institutions by providing a conceptual framework to understand why markets exist and what their role is in the financial environment. Each type of financial market is described with a focus on its utilization by financial institutions, its internationalization, and recent events that have affected it. Each type of financial institution is described with a focus on its regulatory aspects, management, use of financial markets, and performance. This edition continues its strong tradition of emphasizing timely examples and practical applications, including Internet materials, and offers a unique tie into Internet resources.
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Jeff Madura serves as the SunTrust Bank Professor of Finance at Florida Atlantic University. The recipient of multiple awards for excellence in teaching and research, Dr. Madura has written several successful finance texts, including FINANCIAL MARKETS AND INSTITUTIONS. His research on international finance has been published in numerous journals, including JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL AND QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS; JOURNAL OF MONEY, CREDIT AND BANKING; FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT; JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL RESEARCH; and FINANCIAL REVIEW. Dr. Madura has served as a consultant for international banks, securities firms, and other multinational corporations. In addition, he is a former director of the Eastern Finance Association and a former director and president of the Southern Finance Association. He earned his B.S. and M.A. from Northern Illinois University and his D.B.A. from Florida State University.Review:
"I've used the Madura text for 10 years now and have not found a better financial markets and institutions book."
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