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FI 850  Introduction to Investments I

Semester:
Spring of every year
Credits:
Variable from 1 to 3
Prerequisite:
MBA 832 or approval of department
Restrictions:
Open to master's students in the Finance major and open to MBA students or approval of department.
Description:
Essential financial theories and quantitative tools related to the field of investments. Topics include behavior and distribution of stock returns, mean-variance optimization model of portfolio selection, basic asset pricing theories and market efficiency.
Effective Dates:
FALL 2013 - Open