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FIN 359 Principles of Fixed Instruments and Markets

Prerequisite: FIN 351 and junior standing.

Course Description: Analyses of the trading, pricing and use of various fixed income cash and derivative instruments including fixed and floating-rate bonds, mortgage backed securities, swaps, and interest rate options. Emphasis is placed on product valuation, bond fund management, and interest rate and credit risk controls. This course will be helpful to students in preparing for professional licensing securities exams and the CFA exam.

Course Rotation: NYC: Spring. PLV: TBA.

Credits

3 credits

Prerequisite

FIN 351 Minimum Grade of D