49.316 Investments: Instruments and Strategies

Investments: Instruments and Strategies

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 36846
Status Active

In this course we will look at different types of investments, from stocks, bonds and real estate top mutual funds, hedge funds and derivatives exploring how and when to use them. Students will create a diversified investment portfolio using an online trading program that incorporates products covered in class. In addition we will look at how different exchanges operate and the role of financial investments in real capital accumulation and rising living standards.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Req: 49.201 Economics I (Microeconomics).