Contiene: Finance and you. Private financial intermediaries. The world's central banks and regulatory authorities. Monetary policy. Regulatory policy. Clearing and settlement of transactions. Computing interest rates and risk exposure. Computing foreign exchange rates and risk exposure. Marker risk measurement. The federal funds market. Repurchase agreements. Eurocurrencies. Bankcer acceptances, letter of cedit, and certigactes of deposit. Commercial paper and loan commitments. Government securities. Corporate bonds. Equity. Financial futures and forward contracts. Financial opitions. Swaps. Mortgage-backed securities.