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FIN 609 Fixed Income Securities and Markets
  2.25 hours Elective Terms Offered: W15(B), W16(B)
  Course Prerequisites: FIN 503 or 513 or 551 or 591 or Financial Engineering student 
  Fixed Income Securities and Markets --- This course uses both cases and lectures to develop a practical understanding of some of the more important fixed income securities and markets. Derivatives and the management of fixed income securities are major themes present throughout the course. This course covers the term structure of interest rates, Treasury securities, strips, swaps, and other fixed income derivatives.