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BUS 464 - Investments (3)


An introduction to the risks and returns of investing both domestically and globally. Emphasis is placed upon understanding the characteristics and valuation of common financial securities, including stocks, bonds, mutual funds, futures, and options, as well as the financial markets in which they trade. In addition to the theories of investments, personal investing issues are addressed, and students make investment decisions on the $50,000 Martin portfolio. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to 1) identify and differentiate the characteristics of the most common financial securities and markets, 2) apply financial tools and theories to measure risk and return associated with single securities as well as portfolios of securities, and 3) analyze risk and return factors that are relevant when making investment decisions.
Prerequisite: BUS 226