FIN 402 Portfolio Management (3 credits)
This course covers the fundamentals of portfolio management. Topics include asset allocation, portfolio construction, performance evaluation, creating and using indexes, stock valuation models, and hedging with options and futures. Asset pricing theories, market anomalies and different styles of investing are emphasized. Market simulation and asset allocation software, databases, spreadsheet modeling and optimization programs are used.
Prerequisites: FIN 200, FIN 301, DSS 210, Math ILC Requirement.