Money, Banking and Financial Markets
Second Edition   ©2012

Money, Banking and Financial Markets

Laurence Ball

  • ISBN-10: 1-4292-4409-7; ISBN-13: 978-1-4292-4409-1; Format: Cloth Text, 656 pages

Case Studies in Ball, Money, Banking & Financial Markets, 2nd Edition   

Chapter 1
CASE STUDY:
The Perils of Employee Stock Ownership
CASE STUDY:
Unit Banking and Economic Growth
CASE STUDY: Microfinance CASE STUDY: Investment in the Soviet Union 

Chapter 2
CASE STUDY: Nineteenth-Century Visitors to Barter Economies
CASE STUDY: The History of the U.S. Dollar
CASE STUDY: Clean and Dirty Money CASE STUDY: Sweep Programs
CASE STUDY: The Fed and September 11 

Chapter 3CASE STUDY: The Fed and the Stock Market CASE STUDY: Tulipmania
CASE STUDY: The U.S. Stock Market, 1990–2010
CASE STUDY: The Two Big Crashes CASE STUDY: Inflation and the Savings and Loan Crisis 

Chapter 4
CASE STUDY: Budget Deficits and Interest Rates
CASE STUDY: Some Historical Examples of Yield Curves
CASE STUDY: Greece’s Debt Crisis
CASE STUDY: The High-Yield Spread 

Chapter 5CASE STUDY: The Upheaval in Investment Banking
CASE STUDY: Treasury Bill Auctions
CASE STUDY: Age and Asset Allocation
CASE STUDY: The Oracle of Omaha
CASE STUDY: Credit Default Swaps and the AIG Fiasco 

Chapter 6CASE STUDY: The Politics of the Dollar CASE STUDY: Exchange Rates and Steel CASE STUDY: The Euro Versus the Dollar CASE STUDY: More on Technical Analysis 

 Chapter 7
CASE STUDY: Ponzi Schemes CASE STUDY: Rating Agencies and Subprime Mortgages 
CASE STUDY: International Differences in Shareholder Rights CASE STUDY: Some Inside Traders
CASE STUDY: The Five Cs of Business Lending
CASE STUDY: Traditional Home Mortgages 

Chapter 8
CASE STUDY: The Politics of Banking in U.S. History
CASE STUDY: The History of Citigroup CASE STUDY: The Subprime Mortgage Fiasco CASE STUDY: Is Payday Lending Predatory? 

Chapter 9 CASE STUDY: Fees
CASE STUDY: The Rise and Decline of Adjustable-Rate Mortgages
CASE STUDY: The Banking Crisis of the 1980s
CASE STUDY: Banks’ Profitability in the Financial Crisis 

 Chapter 10 CASE STUDY: Bank Runs in Fiction and in Fact CASE STUDY: Bank Panics in the 1930s
CASE STUDY: The Keystone Scandal
CASE STUDY: Deposit Insurance and Banking Crises
CASE STUDY: Walmart Bank?
CASE STUDY: Skirting Capital Requirements with SIVs 

Chapter 11CASE STUDY: The Money Multiplier and the Great Depression CASE STUDY: The Monetary Base and Money Multiplier, 2007–2010
CASE STUDY: How Reserve Requirements Prolonged the Great Depression
CASE STUDY: The Monetarist Experiment 

Chapter 12CASE STUDY: The Natural Rate in the United States
CASE STUDY: What Is a Recession? CASE STUDY: Oil Prices and Inflation
JUMBO CASE STUDY: The U.S. Economy, 1960–2010 

Chapter 13
CASE STUDY: Measuring the Effects of Monetary Policy on the Term Structure
CASE STUDY: Asset Prices, Banking, and Japan’s Lost Decade
CASE STUDY: Monetary Policy, Inventories, and Small Firms
CASE STUDY: Fiscal Versus Monetary Policy 

Chapter 14
CASE STUDY: The Free Silver Movement
CASE STUDY: The German Hyperinflation
CASE STUDY: The Worldwide Decline in Inflation
CASE STUDY: Life in Inflationary Brazil
CASE STUDY: The After-Tax Real Interest Rate
CASE STUDY: Liquidity Traps in Japan and the United States 

Chapter 15
CASE STUDY: How Costly Is the Business Cycle?
CASE STUDY: The Fed and the Great Inflation
CASE STUDY: Deviating from the Taylor Rule, 2007–2010 

Chapter 16
CASE STUDY: Nixon and Burns CASE STUDY: Targeters and Nontargeters
CASE STUDY: The ECB’s Two Pillars
CASE STUDY: Alan Blinder 

Chapter 17
CASE STUDY: Canadian Monetary Policy
CASE STUDY: Do Interventions Work?
CASE STUDY: The Yuan
CASE STUDY: George Soros Versus the British Pound 

Chapter 18
CASE STUDY: Disaster in the 1930s CASE STUDY: The Continental Illinois Rescue
CASE STUDY: The Financial Reforms of 2010 CASE STUDY: Argentina’s Financial Crisis, 2001–2002