Part I: The Environment of Asset/Liability Management. Changing Times for Financial Institutions. Asset/Liability Management: What and Why? Regulation, Technology, and Financial Innovation. Background Issues. Part II: Overview and Performance Analysis of Depository Institutions. Overview Banking Financial Statements for Depository Institutions. Performance and Risk Analysis. Credit Unions and Savings Institutions. Capital Regulations and Management. Non-Interest Revenue Management. Part III: Management Issues and Performance Analysis of Non-Depository Institutions. Management of Insurance Companies. Management of Security Firms. Management of Mutual Funds and Pension Funds. Management of Finance Companies and Diversified Financial Firms. Part IV: Interest Rate and Foreign Exchange Environment. Interest Rates, Exchange Rates, and Inflation: Theories and Forecasting. Term Structure Theories and Applications. Interest Rate Risk Measurement and Immunisation Using Duration. Part V: Hedging: Managing Risk with Derivatives and Securitisation. Managing Risk with Interest Rate and Foreign Currency Futures. Managing Risk with Index Futures, Options, Swaps, and Other Derivatives. Securitisation, Value at Risk and Other Risk Management Concepts. Part VI: Particular Asset/Liability Management Problems: Depository Institutions. Asset Management: Liquidity and Securities Portfolio Management. Liability and Contingent Liability Management. Commercial and International Lending. Consumer and Mortgage Lending. Long-Term Asset Decisions and Mergers Features: * The text's consistent and integrated managerial focus uses an asset/liability approach to address management problem solving in financial institutions. * By providing an integrated treatment of all depository institutions, the text addresses the similarities among the growing array of financial institutions - from banks to diversified financial services firms - all from a managerial perspective, with comprehensive coverage of sophisticated, state-of-the-art managerial techniques. * The text covers interest rate risk and risk management tools in early chapters, to familiarize students with concepts they will need to understand later in the book. The text contains a more thorough, practical coverage of integrated asset/liability management strategies across all types of financial institutions than any text now available. * Special chapters are devoted to international and ethical issues. * Appendix to Chapter 2 focuses on the Federal Reserve System , monetary policy formation, international policy formation, and international policy coordination, emphasizing the federal government's role in the transactions of modern financial institutions. * End-of-Chapter Internet Activities and Resources, cases from Harvard Business Cases and Darden Graduate School of Business, accompany chapter materials. * This text features a greater emphasis on technological change and a greater focus on non-interest revenue. New to this edition: * This revision features newly integrated discussion of the Rieegle Neal Bank and Branching Efficiency Act of 1994 and proposals for financial modernization and other regulation changes. The text provides the most up-to-date coverage of issues important to regulators, managers, and legislators of topics including risk-based capital regulation, risk-adjusted deposit insurance, recent developments to credit unions, thrifts, and the economy. * Coverage of the following topics has been reorganized and expanded: interest rate swaps, caps, collars, and floors, RAROC, value at risk, and other risk management techniques. * New coverage on recent financial institution mergers is featured. * A new, more detailed chapter on financial performance and risk analysis for banks, and integrated financial analysis section for other financial institutions is included. * Beth Cooperman, widely known and respected in the field, joins the text as principle co-author.
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Book Description South-Western College Pub, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 4. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0030220548