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An Introduction to Trading in the Financial Markets: Market Basics by R. Tee Williams

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Overview

This book describes the trading markets from several different perspectives. We begin by describing all the entities that participate in the markets and the variety of instruments traded. Next, we categorize the different types of markets, explaining how they operate. Returning to the entities, we explore the functions that are performed within each to facilitate trading. We then briefly discuss technology, global markets, risk management, and regulation. The structure of this book corresponds roughly to the flow of topics through the books in the set as shown earlier in Figure FM.1.

For those of you new to the trading markets, this overview provides a foundation for understanding the discussion throughout the remainder of this book ...

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