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Unformatted text preview: AP/ADMS 3531, Summer 2011 Personal Investment Management Instructor: Irvin Pestano Class Hours: Section A: Tuesday 4:00 - 7:00 pm in ACE 002 Section B: Wednesday 7:00 - 10:00 pm in ACE 003 Email: [email protected] Calendar Description: Familiarizes students with the investment process, emphasizing the management of individual investor portfolios. Topics include security markets, trade-offs between risk and return, security analysis, and the concept of an “almost efficient” market. Current financial events are discussed. Prerequisite: AP/ADMS 3530 3.00 or AK/ADMS 3530 3.00 (prior to Fall 2009). Course credit exclusion: AK/ADMS 3531 3.00 (prior to Fall 2009), AK/ADMS 4500 3.00 (prior to Summer 2006). Textbook: Jordan, Miller, and Yűce, “Fundamentals of Investments: Valuation and Management,” second Canadian edition, McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 2009. Evaluation: Homework Assignments (2) 10% Midterm Exam 30% Stock-Trak Presentation 5% Stock-Trak Report 10% Final Exam 45% Assignments and Exams There are two homework assignments, a midterm exam, and a final exam. Each homework assignment is worth 5% of the course grade. Assignments must be submitted individually and are due in class on the specified dates. Assignments must be handwritten. Late assignments are not allowed unless there is a legitimate reason approved by Irvin Pestano. The midterm is worth 30 points and will cover topics from the first five weeks. It is closed book, although you are allowed to bring one page of notes (8½ by 11 inches, one sheet of paper written on the front side only, 10 point minimum font size or equivalent if handwritten) which must be turned in with your exam. You can also use a handheld calculator....
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