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This course teaches how to make sound investment decisions throughin-depth knowledge of the financial markets, rigorous analytical thinking and precise mathematical derivation.Included is acomprehensive set oflecture notesfor all 23 lectures to explain core concepts.Also, students gain hands-on experience with optimization, data analysis, and other quantitative techniques by completing the five groupassignments.The focus of this course is on financial theory and empirical evidence for making ...

Start Date: Feb 01, 2003
Cost: Free

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This course teaches how to make sound investment decisions throughin-depth knowledge of the financial markets, rigorous analytical thinking and precise mathematical derivation.Included is acomprehensive set oflecture notesfor all 23 lectures to explain core concepts.Also, students gain hands-on experience with optimization, data analysis, and other quantitative techniques by completing the five groupassignments.The focus of this course is on financial theory and empirical evidence for making investment decisions. Topics include: portfolio theory; equilibrium models of security prices (including the capital asset pricing model and the arbitrage pricing theory); the empirical behavior of security prices; market efficiency; performance evaluation; and behavioral finance.

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  • Dates: Feb 01, 2003 to May 25, 2003
  • Days of the Week: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructor: Prof. Reto Gallati
  • Cost: Free
  • Institution: MIT OCW

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About MIT OCW: MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity.

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