Opportunities in Financial Careers

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McGraw Hill Professional, Apr 22, 2004 - Business & Economics - 160 pages

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Contents

Chapter 01 Introduction to Financial Careers
1
Chapter 02 US Banking History and Regulations
13
Chapter 03 Commercial Banks
25
Chapter 04 Savings Institutions
39
Chapter 05 Credit Unions
47
Chapter 06 Other Types of Nondepository Financial Institutions
55
Chapter 07 Securities and Commodities Brokers and Dealers
67
Chapter 08 Insurance Companies and Real Estate
89
Chapter 09 Careers in Financial Services
97
Chapter 10 Corporate and Industrial Finance
115
Chapter 11 Accounting
123
Appendix A
135
Appendix B
147
Recommended Reading
161
About the Authors
167
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Page 43 - Federal Home Loan Bank System The Federal Home Loan Bank System was created by authority of the Federal Home Loan Bank Act, approved July 22, 1932 (47 Stat.
Page 18 - The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Federal Open Market Committee shall maintain long run growth of the monetary and credit aggregates commensurate with the economy's long run potential to increase production, so as to promote effectively the goals of maximum employment, stable prices, and moderate longterm interest rates.
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Page iv - ... the Federal National Mortgage Association, the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, the Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation...
Page 64 - INSTITUTIONS 6141 Personal Credit Institutions Establishments primarily engaged in providing loans to individuals. Also included in this industry are establishments primarily engaged in financing retail sales made on the installment plan and financing automobile loans for individuals.
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Page 134 - Persons planning a career in accounting should have an aptitude for mathematics, be able to analyze, compare, and interpret facts and figures quickly, and make sound judgments based on this knowledge. They must be able to clearly communicate the results of their work, orally and in writing, to clients and management. Accountants and auditors must be good at working with people as well as with business systems and computers. Accuracy and the ability to handle responsibility with limited...
Page 85 - ... insurance. Growth in the number and size of institutional investors will be strong as more people enroll in pension plans, set up individual retirement accounts, establish trust funds, and contribute to the endowment funds of colleges and other nonprofit institutions.

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