FIN 383: Investment Analysis

Prerequisite: FIN 312; At least JR standing; Business majors, Business Administration Minor, or Finance Minor; OR Permission of the appropriate department chairperson

Method and techniques of determining investment merit of various types of securities. Bonds, preferred stocks and common stocks in various types of investment portfolios are studied. The effect of the business cycle on investment policy will be examined and the importance of timing investment commitments will be stressed. The investment techniques of fundamental analysis, technical analysis and efficient market theory are carefully explored. (Formerly FIN 483.)