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FIN3244 EXAM 3Fundamentals of Investing Chapters 8-10EXAM CLASS REVIEW 1. New stock issue process- documents used and impact on shareholders2. Types of exchanges (stock) and listings3. Bull and bear markets4. Identify an appreciated/depreciated currency5. Major focus/impact of Sarbanes-Oxley act6. Types of brokerage accounts7. Long/short positions8. Major published reports/analysis9. Types of averages/indexes10. Types of markets11. Major characteristics to/of bonds12. Capital gain/loss parameters and calculation13. Total return parameters and calculation14. Impact of inflation on securities/assets15. Internal/external impacts on investments16. Calculate interest income17. Calculate PV, FV18. Calculate risk premium19. Identify an annuityFIN3244 EXAM 3Chapter 8: Securities Markets and Transactions1. Securities Markets-Securities markets: forums that allow suppliers and demanders of securities to make financial transactions; goal is to permit transactions quickly and at a fair price Types of Securities Markets-Securities markets are classified as either money markets or capital markets.-Money market: where short term debt securities (with maturities less than one year) are bought and sold-Capital market: where long term securities (with maturities of more than one year), are bought and sold-including stocks, bonds, mutual funds, exchange traded funds, options, and futures-Capital markets are classified as either primary or secondary, depending on whether securities are being sold initially to investors by the issuer (primary market) or resold among investors. The Primary Market-Primary market: the market in which new issues of securities are sold to investors; the issuer of the equity or debt securities receives the proceeds of the sales-Initial Public Offering (IPO): marks the first sale of a company’s stock and results in company’s taking on a public status; the most significant transaction in the primary market-Primary markets also provide a forum for the sale of additional stock, called seasoned equity issues, by already public companies.-Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC): federal agency that regulates securities offerings and markets; an issuer must register their securities and get them confirmed for both adequacy and accuracy of the information provided to potential investors before they are publicly offered for sale-A firm’s 3 choices to sell its securities in the primary market:1. A public offering, in which the firm offers its securities for sale to public investors2. A rights offering, in which the firm offers shares to existing stockholders on a pro rata basis3. A private placement, in which the firms sells securities directly without SEC registration to select groups of private investors such as insurance companies, investment management funds, and pension funds-Most companies that go public are small, fast-growing companies that require additional capital to continue expanding.FIN3244 EXAM 3-The IPO Process of Going Public-must first obtain the approval of its current shareholders, the investors who own its privately issued stock-next, the company’s auditors and lawyers must certify that all financial disclosure documents for the company are legitimate-then the company finds an investment bank willing to underwrite the offering -the lead underwriter brings in other investment banking firms to help underwrite and market the company’s stock as well as assists the company in filing a registration statement with the SEC, including the prospectus-after the SEC approves the registration statement, the investment community can begin analyzing the company’s prospects-this time period from the time the company files its preliminary statement until at least one month after the IPO is complete is called a quiet period, where there are restrictions on what can be said about the company to prevent unfair advantages-during the registration period and prior to the actual IPO date, road shows promote the company’s stock offering through a series of presentations to potential investors and they also gauge the demand of the offering and set an expected price range-once all the issue terms are set, including the price, the SEC must approve the offering before the IPO can commence-Prospectus: a portion of a security registration statement that describes the key aspects of the issue and issuer-Red Herring: a preliminary prospectus made available to prospective investors while waiting for the registration statement’s SEC approval-Investing in IPO’s is a risky business and they are not good long term investments-Investment banker: a financial intermediary that specializes in assisting companies to issue new securities and advising firms with regard to major financial transactions-Underwriting: the role of the investment banker in bearing the risk of reselling the securities purchased from an issuing corporation at an agreed-on price-Underwriting syndicate: a group of investment banks formed by the originating investment banker to share the financial risk associated with underwriting new securities-Selling group: a group of dealers and brokerage firms that join the investment banker(s); each member is responsible for selling a certain portion of a new security issue Secondary Markets-Secondary market: the market in which securities are traded after they have been issued; the aftermarket-Secondary markets allow selling between investors.-An environment for continuous pricing of securities that helps to ensure that securities reflect their true value on the basis of the best information then available at any point in time.-The ability to make securities transactions quickly and at a fair price in the secondary market provides securities traders with liquidity.FIN3244 EXAM 3-Segments of the secondary markets:1. Securities are listed on one of the various organized securities exchanges, which are forums where the buyers and sellers of securities are brought together to execute trades2. Nasdaq market: a major segment of the secondary market that employs an all-electronic trading platform to execute trades3. Over-the-counter (OTC) market: a segment of the secondary market that involves trading in smaller, unlisted securities Broker Markets and Dealer Markets-The secondary market divided into two segments: broker markets and dealer markets-Broker market: consists of national and regional “securities exchanges”; the seller sells his securities directly to


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