15.401 | Fall 2008 | Graduate
Finance Theory I
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 …
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.
Learning Resource Types
grading Exams with Solutions
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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.)