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Financial Instruments and Markets


This specialization focuses on understanding the markets in which various financial instruments are traded and the factors that influence the return and risk characteristics of financial instruments, both individually and in portfolios. The specialization may be suitable for students pursuing careers in the securities industry or the broad area of investment management.
 

Sample Courses:

  • Applications of Portfolio Analysis
  • Behavioral Finance
  • Debt Instruments and Markets
  • Equity Markets: Trading and Structure
  • Futures and Options
  • Investment Strategies
  • Trading Strategies and Systems
  • Volatility
Please note that this is a selection of courses and is subject to change. For more information, visit the course index.

Especially Applicable to Careers in Finance such as:

  • Asset Management
  • Financial Engineering
  • General Finance
  • Public Finance
  • Risk Management
  • Sales and Trading

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