ADFN 104501 Investments: Stocks, Bonds, Securities Markets
This course explores tools to better understand the complex financial investments which all investors have access to and must now use to meet their long term financial objectives. In periods of economic and financial uncertainty, financial knowledge is critical to achieving greater financial security. The focus is on two key elements of the investment process: security analysis and portfolio management. Security analysis involves understanding the characteristics of various securities such as stocks, bonds, options, and futures contracts in the marketplace. Portfolio management is the process of combining individual securities into an optimal portfolio tailored to the investor’s objectives and constraints. Familiarity with Introductory Finance is recommended but not required.
Mon 6:15–9:15, Jan 12–May 11, Vincent Starck