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Investments: Instruments and Strategies

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Course No: ECON.3160-061; SIS Class Nbr: 13595; SIS Term: 2910
Course Status: Registration Closed

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 Economics I (Microeconomics)
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  • Core Codes: SS
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: David Ornstil
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Fall 2019: Sep 04 to Nov 10
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1140
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: B.S. in Information Technology, A.S. in Information Technology, B.L.A. in Liberal Arts

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