Investments: Instruments and Strategies

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Course No: ECON.3160-061; SIS Class Nbr: 8961; SIS Term: 2930
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 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
  • Spring 2020: Jan 21 to Apr 05
  • Chat Hours: Wed 7-8pm*
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1140
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

*Chat Hours provide an opportunity for the instructor and students to communicate in "real time". It is an informative and interactive session where course related questions, answers, and discussions take place. While student attendance during chat hours is not required, it is highly recommended. Weekly chat sessions are archived for students who are not able to participate in the live chat sessions at the scheduled times.

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

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