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FIRE 472. Financial Institutions

Credits: 3
Department: Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
Description: Role in the economy; current issues/controversies in banking and intermediation; international aspects of financial intermediation.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Compute realized yield to maturity for a coupon bond.
2. Compute duration and modified duration for a coupon bond and use this measure to indicate bond price sensitivity, construct portfolio immunizations and to estimate new bond price.
3. Compute yields on various money market securities.
4. Perform/calculate currency arbitrage in a bid ask market.
5. Compute the clean and dirty price of a coupon bond.

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