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FIN 356 Options, Futures and Swaps

Prerequisite: FIN 351 and junior standing.

Course Description: This course is an overview of the options, futures and swaps market. Its primary objective is to provide the student with the theoretical background and analytical tools necessary to understand options, futures and swaps and the markets in which they are issued and traded. Particular emphasis will be placed on the use of options, futures, and swaps as instruments to hedge risk in the financial markets.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall and Spring. PLV: Fall.

Credits

3 credits

Prerequisite

FIN 251 Minimum Grade of D or FIN 351 Minimum Grade of D