Course Descriptions

Course catalog descriptions for courses offered in all currently published terms.

Finance

 
FIN 340 Financial Trading
  1.5 hours Elective Terms Offered: W13(B), W14(B)
  Advisory Prerequisites: FIN 300 or FIN 302 
   
  Financial Trading --- This course is about how people trade in financial trading and how markets function. It uses both trading simulations and lectures to illustrate concepts such as order types, market clearing, information-based trading, liquidity and price manipulation. The course is designed for students that may take sales and trading jobs, but its relevant for all students who may trade securities in the future.