Course Catalog and Schedule



Capital Markets (FINC-950-0)
1.00 Credit
TCE BidStats

Description:
This course develops the key concepts necessary to understand financial markets using, where possible, the perspective of personal investing. Personal investing topics covered include: Retirement planning, the cost of investing in mutual funds, how to select bond mutual funds, and how to measure mutual fund performance.

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)

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Academic Year Term   Session Course ID Title Sec ID   Credits Syl Instructor Times Campus Location Mand 1st Exam
2016-2017 Fall 2016 10 Weeks FINC-950-0 Capital Markets 61 1 Braun, Phillip Mon/Thu 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Evanston Jacobs (G03) N Multiple times available 12/3 – 12/7. Registration required.
2016-2017 Winter 2017 10 Weeks FINC-950-0 Capital Markets 61 1 Dew-Becker, Ian Mon/Thu 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Evanston Jacobs (165) N Confirm final deliverable with professor and syllabus.
2016-2017 Winter 2017 10 Weeks FINC-950-0 Capital Markets 62 1 Dew-Becker, Ian Mon/Thu 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM Evanston Jacobs (166) N Confirm final deliverable with professor and syllabus.
2016-2017 Winter 2017 10 Weeks FINC-950-0 Capital Markets 70 1 Dew-Becker, Ian Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Chicago Wieboldt (203) N
2016-2017 Spring 2017 10 Weeks FINC-950-0 Capital Markets 61 1 Braun, Phillip Tue/Fri 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Evanston Global Hub (2130) N Multiple times available 6/3 - 6/6. Registration required.
2016-2017 Summer 2017 10 Weeks FINC-950-0 Capital Markets 70 1 Braun, Phillip Sat 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM Chicago Wieboldt (207) N