University of Alabama
FI 414 Investments
Dr. David Cicero
In this class students will learn analytical tools for making
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The return of securitisation
A much-maligned financial innovation is in the early stages of a comeback
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Short Answer and
13. What does it mean for commercial paper to have a credit enhancement? Why would this be used?
14. Why are high tax bracket individuals more likely to invest in municipal bonds than low tax
Fl 414 QUIZ 1 Dr. Cicero
A hedge fund investment problem (30 points):
15. You are presented with the opportunity to invest in the following bonds issued by Alabama and Georgia. Assume
they have the same risk.
AL Bond: F = 100, C = 5%, yi
FI 414: Investments
Ch. 1: The 2008 Crisis
An exciting 50 years to be in finance!
VOLATILITY is part of the fun!
The S&P 500 index of U.S. stocks
The 2008 Financial Crisis
Three Key Factors:
Securitization: pooling financi