Investments: Instruments and Strategies

Summer 2024 > Humanities & Social Sciences > ECON.3160 > 061

Course No: ECON.3160-061; SIS Class Nbr: 1085; SIS Term: 3340
Course Status: Open

Course Description

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.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: ECON.2010 Principles of Microeconomics
  • Core Codes: SS
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: David Ornstil
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • 2024 Summer: May 13 to Jul 21
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1155 | Pay as little as $ 587.50/mo for this course.
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  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: B.A. in Economics, B.L.A. in Liberal Arts

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