FIN 484: Adv Investment Analysis

Pre req: FIN 383; at least JR standing; for Business majors only or by permission of the appropriate department chairperson

An examination in greater depth of subjects covered in the foundation investment analysis course and an introduction to recent innovations in the field. Emphasis is given to the place of derivatives in the portfolio, the active management of risk and the management of retirement assets and pension funds. Assignments include case studies involving the use of computer software and reports requiring an analysis of current research literature.