Nov 20, 2019  
2013-2014 Academic Catalog 
    
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FINC 515/5332 - Portfolio Management (3 cr.)



Description
This course blends portfolio theory with the type of practical issues that one will come across in the investment process. Topics include identifying investor objectives and constraints, recognizing risk and return characteristics of investment vehicles, developing strategic asset allocations among equity, fixed-income and risk-free assets, utilizing derivative securities to manage portfolio risk and, if possible, enhance portfolio return, and evaluating portfolio and manager performance relative to investment objectives and appropriate benchmarks. Investment tools, such as economic indicators and regression analysis will be introduced in computer labs.
 



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