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Finance

 
FIN 855 Fundamentals of Investment Decisions with Symmetric Information
  3 hours Terms Offered: F13, F14
  Advisory Prerequisites: Doctoral standing 
   
  Fundamentals of Investment Decisions with Symmetric Information --- This course will make students familiar with the basic techniques for making investment decisions and valuing securities when all economic agents have essentially the same information. The course will develop the basic concepts of asset pricing such as valuation by arbitrage, arbitrage pricing theory, portfolio selection, means variance analysis, the Capital Asset Pricing Model, and inter-temporal capital asset pricing.