FINA3100-B Investment Analysis I (Spring 2022)

Course Details

Session, Dates: 1 (01/10/2022 - 04/29/2022)
Days: T R
Time: 12:30 - 01:45 pm
Location: Moon Campus
Room: Business School 118
Seats Available: 19 Seats
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course focuses on common stock, the stock market, stock options, and approaches to investing in the stock market and building stock portfolios. Particular emphasis is given to three competing approaches to stock investment: fundamental analysis, technical analysis and efficient market analysis. Students are introduced to portfolio theory and study various methods of modeling the risk associated with stock investment such as the capital asset pricing model and arbitrage pricing theory. Also discussed are the distribution of stock to the public, the broker-client relationship, different types of orders investors can place with their broker, short-sales of stock, investment companies, margin accounts, speculation, and hedging. Stock and option valuation models will be discussed as well as the use of stock options in portfolio insurance strategies.

Prerequisites: INFS1020 or INFS1025, FINA3000, and STAT2110 or MGMT2100 or ASCI2010 3 Credits

About the Instructor(s)

Anna Abdulmanova, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Finance
412-397-6048 phone
Massey Hall 232