Financial Markets and Institutions

Financial Markets and Institutions covers many of the same topics in an Economics Money and Banking course. Some of this content is used to supplement the textbook while the rest is for those who want to learn more outside of the lecture hall. Check my library for additional books, blogs, magazines, and movie recommendations.

Textbook – Financial Markets and Institutions by Mishkin and Eakins

Assessment

  • Midterm and final exams both offered in class
  • Weekly quizzes based on 1 hour of podcasts or other prerecorded media
  • Bank capital project

Resources

Topic Coverage

  • Bonds
    Overview – Edspira
  • Bond Duration
    Macaulay Duration – Edspira
    Modified Duration – Edspira
  • Bank Balance Sheet
  • Loan Performance
  • Gap Analysis
    Interest Rate Gap
    Duration Gap