- Instructional Flexibility
- Practical Content
Flexibility in Level of PresentationChapters progress from patient introductions of fundamentals tomore challenging applications and then to appendices that containadvanced and often rigorous concepts and applications.
The Changing Nature of Banking in the U.S.
Understanding a Bank′s Financial Statements.
Evaluating a Bank′s Returns, Risks and Overall Performance.
Foundations of Value in Banking.
Asset and Liability Management and the Yield Curve.
ASSET, LIABILITY, AND CAPITAL DECISIONS.
The Acquisition and Cost of Bank Funds.
Measuring and Providing Reserves and Liquidity.
Managing the Security Portfolio.
Managing Bank Capital.
MANAGING LOANS AND THE LOAN PORTFOLIO.
The Bank Credit Organization.
Credit Selection, Underwriting and Portfolio Diversification.
HEDGING AND PRICING WITH DERIVATIVES AND INTERNATIONAL BANKING.
Financial Futures and Forwards: Hedging and Pricing.
Interest Rate Options: Hedging and Pricing.
Interest Rate Swaps: Hedging and Pricing.