International Finance For Dummies

International Finance For Dummies

By: Ayse Evrensel (author)Paperback

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Want to get the most out of your International Finance course? Nowadays the value of daily foreign exchange trading is more than one hundred times the value of annual international trade in goods and services. As result of the great importance of international financial transactions, the subject of international finance continues to develop as fast as or faster than any other field in economics and finance. International Finance For Dummies sheds light on this increasingly important subject for the growing number of students required to take this course. If you're an undergraduate or MBA student enrolled in an international finance course, this hands-on, friendly guide gives you everything you need to succeed. Plus, it includes up-to-date information on the latest changes to International Finance Reporting Standards, its impact on a company's overall finances, and the various currencies and institutions available worldwide. * Serves as an excellent supplement to your international finance texts * Provides easy-to-understand explanations of complex material * Brings you up-to-speed on the concepts and subject matter you need to know International Finance For Dummies is your ticket to scoring your highest in your international finance course.

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Ayse Y. Evrensel, PhD, is an associate professor of Economics at Southern Illinois University. She is a member of the American Economic Association, Western Economic Association, European Union Studies Association, and Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession.


Introduction 1 Part I: Getting Started with International Finance 9 Chapter 1: Money Makes the World Go Round 11 Chapter 2: Mastering the Basics of International Finance 21 Chapter 3: Buy, Sell, Risk! Users of Foreign Exchange Markets 39 Chapter 4: It s All about Change: Changes in the Exchange Rate 51 Part II: Determining the Exchange Rate 69 Chapter 5: It s a Matter of Demand and Supply 71 Chapter 6: Setting Up the Monetary Approach to Balance of Payments 87 Chapter 7: Predicting Changes in Exchange Rates Based on the MBOP 115 Part III: Understanding Long-Term Concepts and Short-Term Risks 135 Chapter 8: Your Best Guess: The Interest Rate Parity (IRP) 137 Chapter 9: Taking a Bite Out of the Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) 155 Chapter 10: Minimizing the FX Risk: FX Derivatives 167 Part IV: Conducting a Background Check: Changes in Currency through the Years 189 Chapter 11: Macroeconomics of Monetary Systems and the Pre-Bretton Woods Era 191 Chapter 12: The Bretton Woods Era (1944 1973) 211 Chapter 13: Exchange Rate Regimes in the Post Bretton Woods Era 227 Chapter 14: The Euro: A Study in Common Currency 255 Part V: The Part of Tens 271 Chapter 15: Ten Important Points to Remember about International Finance 273 Chapter 16: Ten Common Myths in International Finance 279 Appendix: Famous Puzzles in International Finance 285 Index 293

Product Details

  • publication date: 03/05/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781118523896
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 336
  • ID: 9781118523896
  • weight: 496
  • ISBN10: 111852389X

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