Financial Markets

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How do banks and markets function?

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This lesson gives students an introduction to and overview of the financial system. It explains what financial markets are and how they work, with a focus on savers, borrowers, and financial institutions and the products/services these institutions offer to savers and borrowers. Students will analyze primary and secondary sources to complete a chart of the financial system flow between savers, financial institutions, and borrowers.