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Unformatted text preview: t #2 10% by 4pm December 3rd (Commerce Office) Finance Lab Case #2 0% or 10% by 4pm December 3rd (Commerce Office) Final Exam 45% During the Faculty of Arts & Science Final Examination period, December 9‐20 Whichever Finance Lab Case has a higher grade will be worth 10% of your overall grade in the course. The midterm and final examinations will not be open book. You will be permitted to bring in a calculator and an 8.5′′×11′′ one‐sided “aid sheet” with notes and/or formulae to the midterm examination, and a calculator and an 8.5′′×11′′ two‐sided “aid sheet” with notes and/or formulae to the final examination. You are allowed to work in groups on the assignments, but you must independently write up your own assignment and submit work that is your own. The BMO Financial Group – Finance Research and Trading Lab The Finance Lab is located in the Rotman building, 105 St George St, 2nd floor. You may access the Finance Lab during regular business hours, provided it is not booked for a class. On your course webpage you will find information on how to check the Finance Lab schedule and detailed online help regarding Finance Lab resources available. Lab assistants are available to answer questions Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm. They can help you learn to use the Finance Lab resources, but they will not provide answers to lab‐related assignment questions. Your class in week 4 (October 1/2/3) will be in the Finance Lab during class time. You are asked to attend a 1 hour session in the Finance Lab outside class time during the week of November 4th. This session will help you to be ready for Finance Lab Case #2. The dates/times of these sessions are: Monday November 4th, 7‐8pm Tuesday November 5th, 5‐6pm Thursday November 7th, 7‐8pm Friday November 8th, 5‐6pm Page 2 of 6 Weekly Schedule Session Topic Introduction, Mechanics of Futures Markets, Hedging Strategies Using Futures #1 – September 10/11/12 Readings Chapters 1, 2 and 3 #2 – September 17/18/19 Interest Rates Determination of Forward and Futures Prices #3 – September 24/25/26 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Assignment 1 will be posted on Monday September 30th Session in BMO Financial Group – Finance Research and Trading Lab* #5 –...
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