Financial Derivatives

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Note: This course is not available for the current semester.

Course No: FINA.675; Last Offered: Summer 2015;

Course Description

The primary emphases in this course are the valuation and practical application of derivatives for both hedging and speculation. Topics include the characteristics of options, forward contracts, futures, and swaps; arbitrage and the valuation of derivatives; creating value and profit diagrams; and the structure of the derivatives markets. Ethical and economic issues associated with the use of derivatives as reported in the current financial press are also covered.

Prerequisites & Notes

  • Prerequisites: Matriculated MBA students
  • Special Notes: If not currently matriculated in a Manning School of Business program, please contact the MBA staff at MBA@uml.edu or call 978-934-2848 for permission to take courses.
  • Credits: 3;

Questions About This Course?

Contact the Advising Center at 978-934-2474 or Continuing_Education@uml.edu

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