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Unformatted text preview: First Hour January 11, 2011 Finance Careers- consists of the corporate finance and professional finance areas Corporate finance- you would be doing the following in a corporate finance department or company: financial analysis, budget analysis, treasury management and forecasting, etc. Professional finance- professional money management (venture capital firms, private equity, hedge funds, mutual funds (Dr. Banko shows us how to get wall street journal articles from the UF library website for free) Articles Mastering the fine art of finance- talks about todays investment environment. This article shows hedge funds that invest in fine art and sells them for profit later. This article claims that they have returns of 25%, which could be unrealistic. Books (Dr. Banko lists books that are beneficial to read if you are interested in Finance) Lairs Poker, Bringing Down the House, Money Business Second Hour Major areas of finance- capital markets/financial institutions, investments, financial management...
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