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Unformatted text preview: Investments Course Materials Essentials oflnvestments g1h ed. (Required)- Bodie, Kane. & Marcus; McGraw-Hill. Access to the Wall Street Journal Lecture Presentation Notes _ Available 81University Book Store Financial calculator (Recommended) Stock-Trak sign-up. Web page at http://www.stocktrak..com Microsoft Excel The class web page at http:/,Iviww.bU$.iastate.eduitrasapp Downloads page login: ~ r\::N g , pesawofd: a 1\1pV Issues in Investments Some buic: !UUmntioDs: .. Investors prefer more to less .. Investors are risk averse .. Risk averse investors require a risk premium to induce them to invest in risky assets Finance 320 Major Topics .. Financial Markets"and Instruments .. Return and Risk .. Portfolio Theory and Efficient Diversification .. CAPM and APT .. Market Efficiency .. Fundamental and Technical Analysis .. Performance Evaluation .. Risk Management and Value at Risk .. Equity Valuation .. Fixed Income Valuation and Management .. Futures and Options....
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