Course Outline

Section I - Introduction to Financial Markets

  1. Chapter 1 - Financial Markets in the Economy

Section II - Portfolio Theory

  1. Chapter 2 - Measuring Portfolio Return
  2. Chapter 3 - Measuring Portfolio Risk
  3. Chapter 4 - Diversification
  4. Chapter 5 - Modern Portfolio Theory

Section III - Equity and Equity Markets

  1. Chapter 6 - Primary Equity Markets
  2. Chapter 7 - Secondary Equity Markets
  3. Chapter 8 - Owning and Trading Securities
  4. Chapter 9 - Regulation of Equity Markets

Section IV - Money Markets

  1. Chapter 10 - Money Markets
  2. Chapter 11 - Money Market Instruments

Section V - Debt Markets

  1. Chapter 12 - Prices and Yields
  2. Chapter 13 - Buying and Selling Bonds
  3. Chapter 14 - The Term Structure of Interest Rates
  4. Chapter 15 - Duration
  5. Chapter 16 - Immunization

Section VI - Debt Market Instruments

  1. Chapter 17 - Government Bonds
  2. Chapter 18 - Municipal Bonds
  3. Chapter 19 - Corporate Bonds
  4. Chapter 20 - Asset-Backed Securities

Section VII - Futures Markets

  1. Chapter 21 - Futures Contracts and Clearing
  2. Chapter 22 - Hedges, Speculation, and Arbitrage
  3. Chapter 23 - Financial Futures

Section VIII - Options Markets

  1. Chapter 24 - Options
  2. Chapter 25 - Options Strategies
  3. Chapter 26 - Pricing Options

Section IX - Market Innovations

  1. Chapter 27 - Swap Agreements
  2. Chapter 28 - Market Innovations

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