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Introduction to Financial Markets

This introduction to the securities markets provides the foundation needed for the study of finance. Learn the differences among stocks, bonds, commodities, futures, derivatives, options, and currencies. Topics include the history of capital markets and their function; risk/return trade-off; fundamental versus technical analysis; and contemporary investor attitudes, problems, and pitfalls. This course also lays the groundwork for Fundamentals of Financial Portfolio Management, the introductory course to portfolio management.

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You'll Walk Away with

  • Knowledge of the history of capital markets and their function
  • An understanding of the differences among stocks, bonds, commodities, futures, derivatives, options, and currencies

1 section

  • Summer 2018
    • Section

      001
    • Semester

      Summer 2018
    • Date

      Jun 14 - Jul 10
    • Day

      Tu, Th
    • Time

      6:30PM-9:00PM
      • In-Person
    • Format

      In-Person
      • In-Person
    • Sessions

      8
    • Faculty

      Hickok, Burdin
    • Location

      Midtown Center
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    • Section

      2
    • Semester

      Spring 2018
    • Date

      Feb 6 - Mar 8
    • Day

      Tu, Th
    • Time

      6:30PM-9:00PM
      • In-Person
    • Format

      In-Person
      • In-Person
    • Sessions

      8
    • Faculty

      Drapala, Victor
    • Location

      Norman Thomas Center
    Tuition $750