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PACE UNIVERSITY LUBIN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS FIN 359– PRINCIPLES OF FIXED INSTRUMENTS AND MARKETS SPRING 2019 Course Information: Course: CRN 21796 FIN 359 Principles of Fixed Income and Markets INSTRUCTOR: Professor Mahmoud Montasser Time & Date: Online Course E mail- [email protected] (best way to contact) Course Website: Blackboard.pace.edu Course Description Analysis of the trading, pricing and use of various fixed income, derivative instruments including fixed and floating rate bonds, swaps and interest rate options. The course will emphasize theoretical and conceptual foundation in product valuation, bond fund management, interest rate and credit risk controls. Learning Objectives ( When you have completed this course you should know the following subjects) Pricing of Bonds-measuring yield Factors Affecting Bond Yields and the Term Structure of Interest Rates Bond Price Volatility Treasury and Agency Securities Markets Corporate Debt Instruments Municipal Securities Non-U.S. Bonds Corporate Bond Credit Analysis Credit Risk Modeling In addition, the course will cover the following subjects: Mortgage Pass-Through Securities CMOs and Stripped MBSs Commercial MBSs Asset-Backed Securities Collateralized Debt Obligations Bond Portfolio Management Strategies Bond Portfolio Construction Liability-Driven Strategies Bond Performance Measurement and Evaluation
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Textbook Bond Markets, Analysis, and Strategies, 9 th Ed, 2013, by Frank J. Fabozzi, Pearson. Grading and Course Requirements Discussions 21% Homework 24% Midterm 25% Final Exam 30% Grading scale 94-100=A; 90-93=A-; 87-89=B+; 84-86=B; 80-83=B-; 77-79=C+; 74-76=C; 70-73 =C-; 67-69=D+; 64-66=D; 61-63=D-; 0-60 =F. Discussions: There are eight Discussion modules posted to Discussion Board. Each student should post at least three in total to the posted question (one posting to the posted question and two postings on the peer’s responses.) in each module. Response to posted question should be at least four lines and threads should be at least three lines long. Your grade for Discussion is based on the number of
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