Assess Financial Markets, Securities, and Institutions Along with Associated Risks

In a paper, provide an evaluation of the following:

  1. Types of financial markets and orders and trading mechanisms in which financial securities are traded. This discussion should cover both the more traditional structure as well as the e-trading structures.
  2. The purpose for the different types of financial securities including the several classes. Summarize derivative securities and how they different from capital market securities. Include an illustration for how financial securities are quoted using numerical examples.
  3. The role and risks of financial institutions, including mutual funds and investment companies, within the financial system and the operation in regards to generating earnings and managing the risks.
  4. Discussion of the two broad types of financial research – fundamental analysis and technical analysis. Illustrate each approach.

Support your paper with minimum of five (5) resources. In addition to these specified resources, other appropriate scholarly resources, including older articles, may be included.

Length: 5-6 pages not including title and reference pages

Your paper should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts presented in the course and provide new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your response should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards.