Finance 3040, 3050 and 4050.: Exchanges, Banks & Regulation

This subject course guide will help students understand, financial markets, as well as financial instruments.

Stock Exchange

Stock Exchanges


  • NYSE EuroNext
    The holding company that owns and operates a number of stock exchanges in the United States and Europe, NYSE Euronext was created by the merger of the NYSE Group and Euronext NV in 2007. NYSE Euronext acquired the American Stock Exchange in 2008.
  • The Nasdaq Exchange
    The National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations System. On the Nasdaq market, brokers buy and sell stocks through a computer network. The NASDAQ has more trading volume than any other electronic stock exchange in the world.
  • World Stock Exchanges
    features a list of world stock exchanges, securities commissions and other regulatory agencies, as well as stock market resources.

Financial Regulators

Banks & Other Financial Institutions

Many of us wonder and worry about the safety of our money:  will my bank go under; where can I safely invest for the future? While little can be known with absolute certainty, here are some websites that can provide help you understand of the workings of the financial industry.

Federal Reserve System News Feed

Federal Reserve

Subject Guide

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