Finance Theory I

Photograph of several people standing around a computer terminal.

Trading in process on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. (This image is in the public domain, found on Wikimedia Commons.)

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MIT Course Number

15.401

As Taught In

Fall 2008

Level

Graduate

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Course Description

This course introduces the core theory of modern financial economics and financial management, with a focus on capital markets and investments. Topics include functions of capital markets and financial intermediaries, asset valuation, fixed-income securities, common stocks, capital budgeting, diversification and portfolio selection, equilibrium pricing of risky assets, the theory of efficient markets, and an introduction to derivatives and options.

Lo, Andrew. 15.401 Finance Theory I, Fall 2008. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/sloan-school-of-management/15-401-finance-theory-i-fall-2008 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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