FINA3100-A Investment Analysis I    (Summer 2005)

Course Details
Course Description
About The Instructor
Course Details

Section will be taught totally online with no scheduled class meetings. Students must arrange for daily access to a computer and the Internet prior to the start of classes. Robert Morris labs are to be used only as a backup in special situations and may not be relied upon for extended periods of time. In addition to the Internet link, online classes have a large emphasis on email. All messages from the instructor and other information regarding online classes, including user ids, passwords, and login instructions will be sent to your Robert Morris University email account.
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Session, Dates: 2 (05/24/2005 - 07/15/2005)

Days: APPT

Time: -

Location: Pittsburgh(Heinz 57)

Room:

Seats Available: 11 Seats

Credits: 3

The following additional fees apply to this section:   Fully Online Fee : $120.00

Course Description

This course focuses on common stock, the stock market, stock options, and approaches to investing in the stock market and building stock portfolios. Particular emphasis is given to three competing approaches to stock investment: fundamental analysis, technical analysis and efficient market analysis. Students are introduced to portfolio theory and study various methods of modeling the risk associated with stock investment such as the capital asset pricing model and arbitrage pricing theory. Also discussed are the distribution of stock to the public, the broker-client relationship, different types of orders investors can place with their broker, short-sales of stock, investment companies, margin accounts, speculation, and hedging. Stock and option valuation models will be discussed as well as the use of stock options in portfolio insurance strategies.

Prerequisites: INFS1010 or INFS1020, STAT2110 and ASCI2010 or FINA3000

About The Instructor

Zane Dennick-Ream, M.B.A.
Assistant Professor of Finance
 Finance

ream@rmu.edu
412-397-6353 phone
412-397-2217 fax
Massey Hall 118

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