FIN 5827 Investments

(3 semester hours credit)

Students learn basic portfolio strategies focusing on various investment vehicles, including equity, fixed income, derivative securities, mutual funds, and annuities from the perspective of the individual and institutional investor. Students explore concepts of market operations, fundamental security analysis, and modern portfolio theory with respect to asset allocation, diversification, and management of risk. Students analyze and evaluate various securities, recognizing both risk and reward characteristics, which enable them to develop and populate a personal allocation model.

Required Course Prerequisite: 5190