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Frances Maloy
FIN 423
Seattle Campus

Banking and the Financial System

Role of banks and nonbank financial institutions in the financial system; asset choices of banks and nonbank financial institutions; problems in the management of financial institutions with emphasis on commercial banks. Prerequisite: FIN 350; either B ECON 300 or ECON 300; may not be repeated. Offered: AWSp.

Class description

The central theme of this course is to examine the risks faced by financial institutions managers and the methods and markets through which these risks are managed.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Lectures and classroom discussion

Recommended preparation


Class assignments and grading

Problem sets will be assigned that integrate the lecture and readings.

2 exams and a final. Class participation.

The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Frances Maloy
Date: 10/23/1998