FINA3100-B Investment Analysis I    (Spring 2012)

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Course Details

Session, Dates: 1 (01/09/2012 - 04/28/2012)

Days: R

Time: 06:00 - 08:50 pm

Location: Moon Campus

Room: Business School 205

Seats Available: 20 Seats

Credits: 3

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: INFS1020, FINA3000, AND STAT2110 or ASCI2010

About The Instructor

Robert G. Beaves, Ph.D.
Professor of Finance
 Finance

beaves@rmu.edu
412-397-6391 phone
412-397-2172 fax
Massey Hall 212

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