Published in 1999, this text aims to target International Finance and give the basic currency markets: the eurocurrency, the spot, the forward, the futures, and the options markets. It focuses on global financial management, foreign exchange markets, exchange rate determination, financing globalization, managing echange rate exposure, arbitrage and swaps, financing international trade, and the international monetary systems. It includes case studies at the end of each chapter.
Table of Contents
1. Managing Globalization 2. Comparative Advantages and International Trade 3. Theories of International Trade and Production 4. The Instruments of Trade Policy 5. Tendencies in Global Financing, Some Stylized Facts 6. Interest Rate Parity and the Foreign Exchange Market 7. Purchasing Power Parity and the Foreign Exchange Market 8. The Foreign Exchange Market 9. SKF in Poland: Foreign Exchange Rate Corporate Reporting 10. The Fundamentals of the Time Value of Money 11. The Present Value of Annuities and Perpetuities 12. Wendy’s Franchising in Argentina 13. Transnational Investment 14. Cuetara in Morocco 15. Exchange Rate Risk Management 16. Cemex: Debt and Exchange Rate Risk 17. Managing Transaction Exposure with Spot and Forward Contracts 18. Managing Transaction Exposure with Futures and Options 19. Controlling Economic Risk 20. Giant Manufacturing and Globalization 21. International Arbitrage 22. Note on International Currency Swaps 23. The Balance of Payments 24. National Income and the Balance of Payments 25. Monetary and Fiscal Policy, Output and Exchange Rate 26. The Collapse of the Mexican Peso 27. The International Monetary System.
Francisco Carrada-Bravo is Professor of World Business at Thunderbird, the American Graduate School of International Management, in Glendale, Arizona. He has taught at Brandeis University, Harvard Business School, and the University of California at Berkeley, and he is the author of several books on global finance.