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INVESTING (BME-213524)

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Course Description:


Learn about the overall investment environment, including the concepts of risk and return. Examine investment vehicles such as common stock, bonds, preferred stocks, options and the vehicles, techniques and strategies used when making investment decisions. Topics include financial markets; tax structures and laws governing securities trading; sources of investment information and advice; measuring investment risk and return; common stock analysis; pricing and efficient markets; investment vehicles; portfolio management and performance evaluation.

The Wall Street Journal is required reading for this course. Student discount subscription can be obtained by calling 1 800 568-7625.

Prerequisites: knowledge of or introductory courses in economics and business mathematics is very useful.


This online course is offered through the Center for Distance Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.

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Upper Level
Credits: 4
Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Spring 1. Summer. Fall 1.

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