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Learn about the overall investment environment, including the concepts of risk and return. Examine investment vehicles such as common stock, bonds, preferred stocks, options and the vehicles, techniques and strategies used when making investment decisions. Topics include financial markets; tax structures and laws governing securities trading; sources of investment information and advice; measuring investment risk and return; common stock analysis; pricing and efficient markets; investment vehicles; portfolio management and performance evaluation.
Prerequisites: knowledge of or introductory courses in economics and business mathematics is very useful.
This online course is offered through Online Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.
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Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Spring 1. Summer. Fall 1.
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