Learning Goal 1
E2–1 What does it mean when we say that individuals as a group are net suppliers of funds for financial institutions? What do you think the consequences might be for financial markets if individuals consumed more of their incomes and thereby reduced the supply of funds available to financial institutions?
Learning Goal 2
E2–2 You are the chief financial officer (CFO) of Gaga Enterprises, an edgy fashion design firm. Your firm needs $10 million to expand production. How do you think the process of raising this money will vary if you raise it with the help of a financial institution versus raising it directly in the financial markets?
Learning Goal 3
E2–3 For what kinds ...