Essential of Investments

By Mansour Farhat

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Course Summary

This course benefits students taking essential of investment course at an undergraduate or graduate level. It is a supplementary course for your education. 

Invest in your education, career, and future.

Covered Topics

The following topics are included in this course:

  • Investments Background and Issues
  • Real Assets Vs. Financial Assets
  • Financial Crisis of 2008
  • Asset classes and Financial Instruments
  • Money Market
  • Bond Market
  • Equities Market
  • Derivatives Market
  • Stock Market Indices
  • Securities Market
  • Market Order
  • U.S. Market: NASDAQ & NYSE
  • Buying on Margin
  • Short Sales
  • Electronic Trading: Algorithmic Trading, High Frequency Trading & Dark Pool
  • Type Investment Companies
  • All About Mutual Funds (taxation)
  • Exchange Traded Fund (ETF)
  • Geometric, Arithmetic and Dollar Weighted Average Return
  • Nominal Interest Rate
  • Normal Distribution
  • Risk Aversion and Sharpe Ratio
  • Systemic vs Unsystematic Risk
  • Portfolio Covariance and Correlation Coefficient
  • Simple Regression
  • Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM)
  • Fama French 3 Factors Model
  • Behavioral Finance and Technical Analysis
  • Bond Prices and Yields
  • Macroeconomic and Industry Analysis
  • Equity Valuation
  • Dividend Discount Model
  • Present Value of Growth Opportunities
  • P/E Ratio
  • Options Market

Course Features

  • 90 Video Lectures
  • PPT slides notes
  • 290+ Multiple Choice questions
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