The Economist Guide to Financial Markets: Why they exist and how they work by Marc Levison
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Overview: The definitive guide to why different financial markets exist and how they operate. Brilliantly clear and jargon-free guide aimed at anyone who wants to understand how these crucial markets work. This highly regarded book brings the reader right up to speed with the latest financial market developments, and provides a clear and incisive guide to a complex world that even those who work in it often find hard to understand.
With chapters on the markets that deal with money, foreign exchange, equities, bonds, commodities, financial futures, options and other derivatives, it looks at why these markets exist, how they work and who trades in them, and it gives a run-down of the factors that affect prices and rates.
Genre: Business, Finance, Investing
The Economist – Guide to the Financial Markets