Topic 006
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Like this? Share it with your network

Share
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Be the first to comment
    Be the first to like this
No Downloads

Views

Total Views
607
On Slideshare
607
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0

Actions

Shares
Downloads
3
Comments
0
Likes
0

Embeds 0

No embeds

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
    No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. Chapter 14 Capital Markets ByMd. Shahedur Rahaman Chowdhury 14-1
  • 2. Chapter Outline• Capital market and securities• Fund raisers in the capital markets• The three-sector economy of the United States• Physical and electronic markets• Rapid adjustment of prices as an indication of efficiency• Security legislation 14-2
  • 3. Security Markets• Consist of various government bonds and corporate common stock• The markets are influenced by variables like: – Interest rates – Investor confidence – Economic growth – Global crises, etc. 14-3
  • 4. Types of Security Markets• Money markets – Short-term markets comprising of securities with maturities of one year or less • Treasury bills, commercial paper, negotiable certificates of deposits• Capital markets – Long-term markets consisting of securities having maturities greater than one year • Bonds, common stock, preferred stock, convertible securities • These securities comprise a firm’s capital structure 14-4
  • 5. International Capital Markets• Have played an important role over the last decade due to various factors: – The Soviet Union disbanded in 1991 – China has moved along a capitalistic course for several decades – Central and Eastern European countries “privatized” many of their state industries during the 1990s – Continuing development of international “free trade” 14-5
  • 6. International Capital Markets (cont’d)– Establishment of NAFTA in 1994– CAFTA reduces trade barriers– The six original members of EU abolished internal tariffs in 1968– WTO strives to further liberalize international trade– Euro still considered second most important international currency– Value of “euro cash” in circulation now exceeds value of dollars in circulation worldwide 14-6
  • 7. 2006 Total Dollar Trading Volume on Ten Largest Equity Markets 14-7
  • 8. International Capital Markets as a Source of Funds• An opportunity for companies to raise debt capital at the lowest cost• Many list their common stock around the world to: – Increase liquidity for the stockholders – Provide opportunities for the potential sale of new stock in foreign countries• About 3.7% of foreign investment has been invested in government securities 14-8
  • 9. Competition for Funds in the U.S. Capital Markets• Securities available in the capital market: – The federal government – Government agencies – State governments – Local municipalities• Investors must choose among corporate and noncorporate securities with the desire to: – Maximize returns for any given level of risk 14-9
  • 10. Government Securities• U.S. government securities - Treasury – Manages the federal government’s debt in order to balance the flow of funds – Sells short- or long-term securities to finance shortfalls or retires in case of surplus• Federally sponsored credit agencies – Governmental units issuing securities on a separate basis from those sold by U.S. Treasury – Includes: • Federal Home Loan Banks (FHLB) 14-10
  • 11. Government Securities (cont’d) • Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) • Farm Credit Banks • Student Loan Marketing Association• State and local securities – Municipal securities or tax-exempt offerings – Investors - high marginal tax brackets – Supported by revenue-generating projects 14-11
  • 12. Corporate Securities• Corporate bonds – Debt instruments having a fixed life and to be repaid at maturity – As bonds come due and are paid off, the corporation normally replaces this debt with new bonds• Preferred stock – Least used of all long-term securities since the dividend is not tax-deductible to the corporation 14-12
  • 13. Corporate Securities (cont’d)• Common stock – Sold by companies desiring new equity capital – Either sold as a new issue in an initial public offering (IPO) or as a secondary offering – Treasury stock: When a company purchases its own stock – availability of surplus cash 14-13
  • 14. Internal versus External Sources of Funds• Internally generated funds include retained earnings and cash flow added back from depreciation – Composition of internal funds is a function of: • Corporate profitability • The dividends paid • The resultant retained earnings • The depreciation tax shield firms avail 14-14
  • 15. Internally Generated Funds:Depreciation and Retained Earnings 14-15
  • 16. The Supply of Capital Funds• Household sector - major supplier of funds• Indirect investments: – Household savings generated by wages – Transfer payments from the government – Wages and dividends from the corporations • These are funneled to financial intermediaries • Diverse financial institutions channel funds into commercial banks, mutual savings banks, and credit unions 14-16
  • 17. Flow of FundsThrough the Economy 14-17
  • 18. Suppliers of Funds to Credit Markets (September 2007) 14-18
  • 19. The Role of the Security Markets• The capital markets are divided into many functional subsets – Each specific market serves a certain type of security• Secondary trading: – The security trades in appropriate markets – not original offering – Provides liquidity to investors and keeps the prices competitive 14-19
  • 20. The Role of the Security Markets (cont’d)• Security markets provide liquidity by: – Enabling corporations to raise funds by selling new issues of securities – Allowing investor to sell them with relative ease and speed• Corporations and government units would not be able to raise large amounts of capital for economic growth – without markets 14-20
  • 21. The Organization of the Security Markets• Security markets structuring has changed because of: – Technological advances which include: • The rise of electronic communication networks (ECNs) • Mergers or alliances between exchanges • Transformation of member exchanges into public companies • Acquisition of leading ECNs by the traditional exchanges 14-21
  • 22. Traditional Organized Exchanges• Either national or regional, both structured in similar fashion• Historically, exchanges have central trading location, securities bought & sold in auction market by brokers acting as agents for buyers & sellers• Each stock trades at a physical location, trading post, on exchange’s trading floor• Brokers are registered members of exchanges 14-22
  • 23. Regional Exchanges• Began by trading securities of local firms• Also listed on national exchanges but continued to be traded on regionals• Trade primarily done in nationally known companies• Trading in same companies common between NYSE and regionals like Chicago Stock Exchange — dual trading• More than 90 percent of companies traded on the Chicago Stock Exchange also listed on the NYSE - dual trading 14-23
  • 24. Listing Requirements• A firm’s securities can be traded on an exchange if company meets listing requirements and has been approved by board of governors of that exchange• All exchanges have minimum requirements that must be met before trading occurs in company’s common stock• NYSE - biggest exchange, generates most dollar volume in large companies, listing requirements are most restrictive• NASDAQ has less restrictive listing requirements than NYSE 14-24
  • 25. Electronic Communication Networks (ECNs)• Electronic trading systems that automatically buy and sell orders at specified prices – Also known as alternative trading systems (ATSs) – Have SEC approval to be fully integrated into the national market system – Can choose to act as broker-dealer or an exchange – Lower the cost of trading – Forced organized security exchanges to make significant changes in their operations and structure 14-25
  • 26. The New York Stock Exchange• In 2006, NYSE merged with a large ECN and became a public company – Comprises of thousands of huge companies whose shares are listed on the NYSE – Specialists meet to buy and sell securities through a bid and ask market, called an auction market • They are registered members of the exchange – In addition to acquiring Archipelago, NYSE merged with Euronext – NYSE acquired American Stock Exchange in 2008 14-26
  • 27. The NASDAQ Market• NASDAQ: – Was once considered an OTC market – All trades done electronically – Second largest exchange in the U.S. – Currently owns 30% of London Stock Exchange – Known for trading technology and listing of many of the world’s largest technology companies 14-27
  • 28. The NASDAQ Market (cont’d)– Created SuperMontage, electronic trading system that integrates trading process with limit orders, time stamps for receipt of orders, multiple quotes, etc.– Acquired the largest ECN called INET, and later BRUT– Created more speed and price efficiency in order executions– Divides its markets into national and small capitalization markets 14-28
  • 29. World Federationof Exchanges Members (2006) 14-29
  • 30. Market Efficiency• Markets in general are efficient when: – Prices adjust rapidly to new information – There is a continuous market, in which each successive trade is made at a price closer to the previous price – The market can absorb large dollar amounts of securities without destabilizing the prices• The important variable affecting efficiency is the certainty of income stream 14-30
  • 31. Market Efficiency (cont’d)• Fixed income securities, with known maturities, have reasonably efficient markets – The most efficient is that for U.S. government securities – Corporate bond markets are reasonable to a degree – Common stocks market has been supported through decimalization, ECNs, etc. 14-31
  • 32. The Efficient Market Hypothesis• Weak form – Past price information is unrelated to future price – Trends cannot be predicted and taken advantage of by investors• Semistrong form – Prices currently reflect all public information• Strong form – All information, both private and public, is immediately reflected in stock prices 14-32
  • 33. Regulation of the Security Markets• Organized securities markets are regulated by the: – Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) – Self-regulation of the exchanges• Three laws govern the sale and trading of securities with a primary purpose: – To protect unwary investors from fraud and manipulation – To make markets more competitive and transparent 14-33
  • 34. Securities Act of 1933• Important features include: – All offerings except government bonds and bank stocks to be sold in more than one state to be registered with the SEC – The registration statement is to be filled 20 days in advance of date of sale and must include detailed corporate information – The SEC does not certify the fairness of a price, but only that the information seems to be accurate – All new issues of securities must be accompanied by a prospectus containing the same information appearing in the registration statement – Officers of the company and other experts preparing the prospectus or the registration statement could be sued for penalties and recovery of realized losses in case of discrepancies in information 14-34
  • 35. Securities Exchange Act of 1934• Some of the important features include: – Guidelines for insider trading preventing them from taking quick advantage of information resulting in short- term gains – The Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors responsible for setting margin requirements to determine quantity of credit – Manipulation of securities by conspiracies among investors was prohibited – SEC given control over the proxy procedures of corporations – SEC required that certain reports be filled periodically, for its regulation of companies traded on the markets – All security exchanges to register with the SEC 14-35
  • 36. Securities Acts Amendments of 1975• Major focus: to direct the SEC to supervise the development of a national securities market – Assumed that any national market would extensively use computers and electronic communication devices – Prohibited fixed commissions on public transactions, also prohibited banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions from buying stock exchange membership to save commission costs – The Intermarket Trading system, computerization demonstrated by the ECNs, and a more competitive structure has now been observed 14-36
  • 37. Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002• Not directly related to security trading• Features include: – Authorization of an independent private-sector board to oversee the accounting profession – Creation of new penalties and long prison terms for corporate fraud and document destruction – Restrictions on accounting firms from providing consulting services to audit clients, and other similar provisions – The act holds corporate executives legally accountable for the accuracy of their firm’s financial statements – It requires the CEO, along with the CFO, to sign off documents, making monitoring a very serious business 14-37
  • 38. EndQ 8-38
  • 39. Q&A 8-39
  • 40. Thank You. 8-40