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Fall 2021 Summ High School Prog: Introduction to Finance and Investment Banking PS0104 section D01
Introduction to Finance & Investment Man
Intro to Finance & Invest

Call Number 15145
Day & Time
Location
U 10:00am-12:00pm
ONLINE ONLY
Points 0
Grading Mode Ungraded
Approvals Required None
Instructor Matthew S Cantwell
Type LECTURE
Method of Instruction On-Line Only
Course Description Participants learn the principles of finance and investment management, to include interest rates and compound interest, the time value of money, risk and reward, how stocks and bonds are valued, how the stock market functions, how the international financial market functions, and how to approach stock selection and portfolio management. We explore the structure of the financial system, to include the role of individual participants, investment banks, asset managers, the Central Bank, and other players in the global economy. The course connects foundations of economics to financial markets. What is the role of risk in investment? How does the environment of the market and the broader world drive return on investments? Why have some investments done well in memorable history? Why have others not done well? How are the winners and losers of past investments explained by financial theory? What is the role of traditional investments, such as mutual funds, and of alternative investments, such as venture capital, private equity and hedge funds? Students generate their own investment strategies and portfolios. The course includes some asynchronous work, which students are expected to complete between class sessions.  
Web Site Vergil
Department Summer High School Program
Enrollment 19 students (20 max) as of 8:04AM Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Subject Summ High School Prog: Introduction to Finance and Investment Banking
Number PS0104
Section D01
Division School of Professional Studies
Open To High School Program, Professional Studies
Campus Morningside
Note ONLINE ONLY
Section key 20213IFIN0104KD01

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