Capital Markets (FINC-450-0)
1.00 Credit
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Description:
This course develops the key concepts necessary to understand financial markets using, where possible, the perspective of personal investing. Some of the personal investing topics covered include: Retirement planning, the cost of investing in mutual funds, how to select mutual funds, how to measure a portfolio's performance, factor investing, and arbitrage trading.

This class provides students with a structure for thinking about financial markets and the pricing of financial securities. The financial securities we study and price include stocks, bonds, futures, and options.

The class teaches how to address investment problems in a systematic manner using case studies. They are used to examine issues in the selection and implementation of investment strategies. In the process, the class examines current academic work about financial markets and their applications to investing.

Prerequisites:
Full-Time: (FINC-430-0 OR FINC-440-0 OR FINCM-430-0)
E&W: (FINC-430-0 OR FINC-440-0)

Negative Requisites:
Full-Time: FINC-950-0

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Academic Year Term   Session Course ID Title Sec ID   Credits Syl Instructor Times Campus Location Mand 1st Exam
2020-2021 Fall 2020 10 Weeks FINC-450-0 Capital Markets 31 1 Braun, Phillip Tue/Fri 09/19/2020-11/21/2020 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Tue/Fri 11/29/2020-12/04/2020 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Evanston TBD (Room TBA) N Remote. Learning Modalities: Entirely Remote/Synchronous
2020-2021 Winter 2021 10 Weeks FINC-450-0 Capital Markets 31 1 Dew-Becker, Ian Mon/Thu 01/04/2021-01/14/2021 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Wed 01/20/2021 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Mon/Thu 01/21/2021-03/13/2021 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Evanston Global Hub (White Auditorium) N
2020-2021 Winter 2021 10 Weeks FINC-450-0 Capital Markets 32 1 Dew-Becker, Ian Mon/Thu 01/04/2021-01/14/2021 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Wed 01/20/2021 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Mon/Thu 01/21/2021-03/13/2021 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Evanston N/A (Room TBA) N
2020-2021 Spring 2021 10 Weeks FINC-450-0 Capital Markets 31 1 Braun, Phillip Tue/Fri 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM Evanston Global Hub (1420 & 1430) N
2020-2021 Spring 2021 10 Weeks FINC-450-0 Capital Markets 32 1 Braun, Phillip Tue/Fri 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM Evanston Global Hub (1420 & 1430) N Please check syllabus.
2020-2021 Spring 2021 10 Weeks FINC-450-0 Capital Markets 33 1 Braun, Phillip Mon/Thu 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM Evanston N/A (Room TBA) N Please check syllabus.
2020-2021 Spring 2021 10 Weeks FINC-450-0 Capital Markets 81 1 Sammon, Marco Christopher Mon 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Chicago N/A (Room TBA) N Please check syllabus. Learning Modalities: Entirely remote with real-time scheduled meetings. Option to attend via Zoom from a classroom in Wieboldt Hall with other classmates (Professor will be teaching remotely). A sign-up e-form for the “Zoom together” option will be sent to enrolled students around mid-March.
2020-2021 Summer 2021 10 Weeks FINC-450-0 Capital Markets 81 1 Braun, Phillip Sat 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM Chicago TBD (Room TBA) N