ECO 316 Week 2 Chapter 12 What Financial Institutions Do

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This pack of ECO 316 Week 2 Chapter 12 What Financial Institutions Do shows the solutions to the following problems:

12.1 Multiple Choice Questions

1) Which of the following is NOT one of the three largest financial institutions in the world?

2) Which of the following is a securities market institution?

3) Which of the following is an investment institution?

4) Which of the following is a contractual saving institution?

5) Which of the following is a depository institution?

6) Securities market institutions

7) Which of the following had the largest percentage of total assets of financial intermediaries in the United States?

8) Which of the following increased its share of the percentage of total assets of financial intermediaries by the most between 1960 and 2006?

9) Which of the following decreased its share of the percentage of total assets of financial intermediaries between 1960 and 2006?

10) Why are securities market institutions not considered to be financial intermediaries?

11) Investment banks

12) Underwriting involves

13) In investment banking the "spread" is the difference between

14) If an investment bank underwrites an issue on an "all-or-none" basis,

15) If an investment bank underwrites an issue on a "best efforts" basis,

16) A syndicate is

17) Which of the following is not a leading underwriting firm?

18) The most important service provided by underwriters is

19) Why was the Securities and Exchange Commission established?

20) Why did the risks associated with underwriting bond issues rise during the 1980s?

21) SEC Rule 415

22) SEC Rule 415

23) All of the following statements about junk bonds are true EXCEPT

24) Merchant banking refers to

25) Deleveraging

26) A "tombstone" is a

27) Unlike brokers, dealers

28) Securities dealers m...

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