Course Catalog and Schedule



Money Markets and the Fed (FINC-451-0)
1.00 Credit
TCE BidStats

Description:
This course covers financial institutions and financial instruments. In the first half of the course, the linkages between the financial system and the macroeconomy are studied including interest rate determination, the role of the Federal Reserve and the conduct of monetary policy. Particular attention is paid to the banking system, with an eye toward understanding the function and importance of banks. The second half of the course provides an overview of the instruments of the money market: federal funds, commercial paper, treasury bills, etc. Basic valuation and hedging techniques in short-term futures and swaps are also covered.

Prerequisites:
All Students: 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
2015-2016 Winter 2016 10 Weeks FINC-451-0 Money Markets and the Fed 71 1 Mon 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Chicago TBD (Room TBA) N