Ch 3: Market Participants & Structure

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Market Participants & Structure - Chapter Summary

Whether you're looking to learn more about economic agents, market types or the Options Clearing Corporation, this engaging chapter can help! Our instructors provide in-depth examinations of these and other topics related to market participants and structure, making it easy to build your knowledge and confidently do the following:

  • Describe brokers and dealers in the stock market
  • List types and describe roles of economic agents
  • Define the Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation
  • Outline the history and discuss responsibilities of the Options Clearing Corporation
  • Differentiate between primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary markets

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