Description

How do financial markets operate on a daily basis? These four volumes introduce the structures, instruments, business functions, technology, regulations, and issues commonly found in financial markets. Placing each of these elements into context, Tee Williams describes what people do to make the markets run. His descriptions apply to all financial markets, and he includes country-specific features, stories, historical facts, glossaries, and brief technical explanations that reveal individual variations and nuances. Detailed visual cues reinforce the author’s insights to guide readers through the material. This book will explain where brokers fit into front office, middle office, and back office operations.

Key Features

  • Provides easy-to-understand descriptions of all major elements of financial markets
  • Heavily illustrated so readers can easily understand advanced materials
  • Filled with graphs and definitions that help readers learn quickly
  • Offers an integrated context based on the author's 30 years' experience

Table of Contents

Book One: Market Basics
Part1: Overview
Part 2: The Buy side
Part 3: The Sell side
Part 4: Supporting facilities

Book Two: Technology, Networks and Data
Part 1: Systems
Part 2: Data
Part 3: Networks
Part 4: Processes

Book Three: Trading, Instruments, and Processes
Part 1: Investing and Trading
Part 2: Markets and Marketplaces
Part 3: Instruments
Part 4: Processes

Book Four: Global Markets, Regulation, and Compliance
Part 1: Global Markets
Part 2: Risk
Part 3: Compliance Risk
Part 4: Regulation
Part 5: Playing the Game

Details

No. of pages:
1000
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Print ISBN:
9780123849724
Electronic ISBN:
9780123849731

About the author

R. Tee Williams

R. "Tee" Williams is an expert on market data operations and strategy.