Financial Markets and Institutions
ECON 367 - Financial Markets and Institutions3 hours This course examines money and capital markets, the instruments traded in these markets, and the major financial institutions and regulation of these markets. The first part of the course explores market forces, determining the level and structure of interest rates. In the second part, the money, stock, and bond markets as well as the foreign exchange markets and financial derivatives markets are analyzed. The last part of the course examines the changing structure, management, and regulation of depository institutions and investment companies. Throughout the course, the emphasis will be on the application of the concepts being learned.
Prerequisite(s): ECON 191 is a required pre-requisite course. ECON 190 is a recommended pre-requisite course.