Lec1 - Lecture 1 page 2 WELCOME TO FIN 301 What will we do...

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Lecture 1 page 2 W ELCOME TO FIN 301 What will we do today? 1. My background 2. Course Goals 3. Requirements of FIN301 4. Reading materials 5. Introduction to Finance 6. Plants property and equipment (PPE) Debt Equity Working Capital management Investments (individual) Portfolio selection- what assets should I buy? Stock, debt, gold, real estate. Fi- e.g. bank, insurance company, NYSE Fiduciary responsibility- legal term TVM Opportunity cost- return frequired for economic satisfaction Financial leverage- use of fixed cost financing Diversification - Richard T. Bliss, Babson University and Terry D. Nixon, Miami University
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Lecture 1 page 3 Introduction to Finance Traditional Areas of Finance Financial Management 1. What investments should the firm make? 2. What types of financing should be used to pay for the investments? 3. How should the day-to-day activities of the firm be managed to satisfy cash needs? Investments
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