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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 Instruments and Markets
Futures and Options
Trading Systems and Strategies

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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