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CD 332.024 F
Descript.
12 sound discs (ca. 12 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in + 1 course book (vi, 184 p. : ill. ; 22 cm).
Series
Performer
Connel Fullenkamp, Duke University
Note
Compact discs.
24 Lectures / 30 minutes per lecture.
Course No. 5831. Additional no. on discs and course book: PC5831A.
Summary
"Financial Literacy: Finding Your Way in the Financial Markets is an essential primer on this domain, from its functions, strengths, and possibilities to its weaknesses and vulnerabilities. In 24 eye-opening, plainspoken lectures, award-winning Professor Connel Fullenkamp of Duke University reveals the interconnected workings of the financial markets and how society's financial strength-- and your own-- depend on money continuing to move through these channels. You'll not only gain a new appreciation for the variety of financial products and services available to you, but also for how crucial we as individuals are to the functioning of the entire system" -- from publisher's web site.
Contents
Vol. 1.Disc 1. Feeling at home in the financial markets -- Where the money goes -- Disc 2. Financial markets run on information -- Giving credit where credit is due -- Disc 3. The fine print -- What is special about banks? -- Disc 4. Billion-dollar IOUs--using bonds to borrow -- The double identity of stocks -- Disc 5. The sell job -- The mysterious money market -- Disc 6. Think globally, lend-- globally -- Trading securities -- Vol. 2. Disc 7. Returns and prices in the secondary market -- The truth about pricing -- Disc 8. A tale of two funds -- The market for corporate control -- Disc 9. What companies tell the markets -- What moves the markets -- Disc 10. When Central Banks talk, markets listen -- Interest rates as indicators -- Disc 11. Risk management and insurance -- Mortgages and securitization -- Disc 12. The whys and hows of financial regulation -- The future of finance.
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Teaching Company.
ISBN/ISSN
9781598039832
1598039830
Call #
CD 332.4 S
Descript.
18 sound discs (18 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (viii, 276 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Series
Note
In 3 containers (19 cm.).
System Det
Compact disc.
Note
36 lectures of 30 min. each.
Guidebook covers material from both volumes.
"Topic: business & economics ; subtopic: business"--Container.
Performer
Lecturer, Michael K. Salemi, professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Summary
Examines the idea of money as a social contract and discusses how financial institutions and markets work.
Contents
Vol. 1. The importance of money -- Money as a social contract -- How is money created? -- Monetary history of the United States -- Local currencies and nonstandard banks -- How inflation erodes the value of money -- Hyperinflation is the repudiation of money -- Saving-the source of funds -- The real rate of interest -- Financial intermediaries -- Commercial banks -- Central banks.
Vol. 2. Present value -- Probability, expected value, and uncertainty -- Risk and risk aversion -- An introduction to bond markets -- Bond prices and yields -- How economic forces affect interest rates -- Why interest rates move together -- The term structure of interest rates -- Introduction to the stock market -- Stock price fundamentals -- Stock market bubbles and irrational exuberance -- Derivative securities -- Asymmetric information -- Regulation of financial firms -- Subprime mortgage crissi and reregulation -- Interest rate policy at the Fed and ECB -- The objectives of monetary policy -- Should Central Banks follow a policy rule? -- Extraordinary tools for extraordinary times -- Central bank independence -- The foreign exchange value of the dollar -- Exchange rates and international banking -- Monetary policy coordination -- Challenges for the future.
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ISBN/ISSN
9781598038194
1598038192
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