Examines the investment characteristics of the many types of securities traded in today’s financial markets. In-depth coverage of the micro-structure of equity markets is also provided. Specific subjects to be discussed include: yield-curve analysis, trading rules, government bond pricing, corporate bond pricing, stock valuation models, market-microstructure, CAPM, APT, mutual fund investing, and an introduction to derivative products.
May not be taken for credit by students who have received credit for FIN 431 and SSM 431. Enrollment restricted to students who have completed all lower-division pre-business core (major status in Business Administration — i.e. attained business status). Prerequisite: FIN 302 or 304 with a grade of C (2.0) or better.
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