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
2017-2018 Fall 2017 10 Weeks FINC-950-0 Capital Markets 61 1 Braun, Phillip Mon/Thu 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Evanston Global Hub (2120) N Multiple times available December 2 – 6. Registration required.
2017-2018 Fall 2017 10 Weeks FINC-950-0 Capital Markets 70 1 Braun, Phillip Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Chicago Wieboldt (247) N
2017-2018 Winter 2018 10 Weeks FINC-950-0 Capital Markets 61 1 Dew-Becker, Ian Mon/Thu 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM Evanston TBA N
2017-2018 Winter 2018 10 Weeks FINC-950-0 Capital Markets 62 1 Dew-Becker, Ian Mon/Thu 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Evanston TBA N
2017-2018 Winter 2018 10 Weeks FINC-950-0 Capital Markets 70 1 Dew-Becker, Ian Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Chicago TBA N
2017-2018 Spring 2018 10 Weeks FINC-950-0 Capital Markets 61 1 Braun, Phillip Tue/Fri 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Evanston TBD (Room TBA) N
2017-2018 Summer 2018 10 Weeks FINC-950-0 Capital Markets 76 1 Braun, Phillip Sat 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Chicago TBD (Room TBA) N