Walsh

FIN 612 ADVANCED INVESTMENTS

This course provides a practical approach to understanding the investment analysis and management process. Students will analyze the characteristics of various asset classes such as stocks, bonds, real estate, and derivative securities. In addition, the impact of asset allocation, diversification, long-short strategies, factor models, long-horizon investing, portfolio optimization, hedge funds, mutual funds, behavioral finance, performance evaluation, trading, and simulation are analyzed. Fundamental and technical security analysis topics are also explored. An investment research project and participation in ongoing current discussions are expected in the course.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

FIN 611

Distribution

FINANCE