Demonstrates how the "New Economy" had changed financial market behaviour
Explains how to follow the behaviour of central banks
Table of Contents
- What do you need to know about macroeconomics to interpret financial market volatility?; The time value of money: the key to the valuation of financial markets; The term structure of interest rates and financial markets; How can you forecast the future behaviour of financial markets? the role of the business cycles; Which economic indicators will really move the financial markets?; Consumer expenditure, investment spending, government spending and foreign trade: the big picture; So where does consumer confidence and consumer sentiment help in interpreting financial market volatility?; The global exchange rate system and the euroisation of the currency markets; Why are exchange rates so volatile: the fundamental approach and the asset market approach; How can you predict the direction of US interest rates: what do fed watchers watch?; Derivatives: what do you need to know about them to understand their role in financial markets?; The new economic paradigm: how does it affect the valuation of financial markets?; Bubbleology and financial markets; Bibliography; Statistical tables; Appendix: useful web addresses.
- No. of pages: 384
- Language: English
- Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 2001
- Published: November 23, 2001
- Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
- eBook ISBN: 9780080494630
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