Introduction to the Stock Market

Introduction to the Stock Market

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This Lecture: Stock markets provide individuals the chance to share in the ownership and profits of corporations. Investigate the history of stock markets, their basic functions on behalf of investors, and how trades are made. Finally, learn about the various stock indexes that track the markets, and how mutual funds operate. The Course: Get a penetrating look at the financial institutions that are fundamental to your life with the 36 detailed lectures of Money and Banking: What Everyone Should Know. Award-winning Professor Michael K. Salemi investigates a range of pivotal and fascinating topics. Among these: the history of money and how money is created by commercial and central banks. All Lectures: 1. The Importance of Money 2. Money as a Social Contract 3. How Is Money Created? 4. Monetary History of the United States 5. Local Currencies and Nonstandard Banks 6. How Inflation Erodes the Value of Money 7. Hyperinflation Is the Repudiation of Money 8. Saving - The Source of Funds for Investment 9. The Real Rate of Interest 10. Financial Intermediaries 11. Commercial Banks 12. Central Banks 13. Present Value 14. Probability, Expected Value, and Uncertainty 15. Risk and Risk Aversion 16. An Introduction to Bond Markets 17. Bond Prices and Yields 18. How Economic Forces Affect Interest Rates 19. Why Interest Rates Move Together 20. The Term Structure of Interest Rates 21. Introduction to the Stock Market 22. Stock Price Fundamentals 23. Stock Market Bubbles and Irrational Exuberance 24. Derivative Securities 25. Asymmetric Information 26. Regulation of Financial Firms 27. Subprime Mortgage Crisis and Reregulation 28. Interest Rate Policy at the Fed and ECB 29. The Objectives of Monetary Policy 30. Should Central Banks Follow a Policy Rule? 31. Extraordinary Tools for Extraordinary Times 32. Central Bank Independence 33. The Foreign Exchange Value of the Dollar 34. Exchange Rates and International Banking 35. Monetary Policy Coordination 36. Challenges for the Future
Publisher: [United States] :, The Great Courses,, 2012.
Edition: Unabridged.
Branch Call Number: eAudiobook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (30 min.)) : digital.
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Additional Contributors: hoopla digital
Salemi, Michael K.

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