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Fixed-Income Securities

Explore treasuries and agencies, municipals, mortgage pass-throughs and their derivatives, asset-backed securities, and corporate and convertible bonds in this introduction to domestic and international debt markets. Review the basics of pricing, the risk/return characteristics of fixed income and embedded option analysis, bond duration measures, convexity, credit and rating factors, basic portfolio applications, foreign bonds, emerging market debt, Brady bonds and rate swaps, tax and regulatory consequences, and historical returns. Examine the basics of bonds and their evaluation, as well as the market players. Establish a foundation and context for managing fixed-income portfolios.

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You'll Walk Away with

  • A foundation and context for managing fixed-income portfolios
  • An understanding of the bond markets

Ideal for

  • Professionals with some knowledge of asset management
  • Students interested in a career in asset management

1 section

  • Spring 2018
    • Section

      001
    • Semester

      Spring 2018
    • Date

      Mar 21 - Apr 16
    • Day

      M, W
    • Time

      6:15PM-8:45PM
      • In-Person
    • Format

      In-Person
      • In-Person
    • Sessions

      8
    • Faculty

      Uhlein, John
    • Location

      Norman Thomas Center