Oct 28, 2021  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FNCE 570 - Financial Markets and Institutions


This course is intended to help you understand the role of financial institutions and markets play in the business environment that you will face in the future. It also helps you to develop a series of applications of principles from finance and economics that explore the connection between financial markets, financial institutions and the economy. On the financial markets side, we will learn about the role of money and the importance of interest rates in determining economic activity; determinants of level of interest rates. On the institutions side, we will learn commercial banks, investment banks, insurance companies, mutual funds, the Federal Reserve Systems and their role of in the economy. We analyze issues in innovation and regulation with basic principles of financial economics. Recent events are used to illustrate concepts and develop analytical skills.

Credits: 3