Catalog 2021-2022

FIN 670 Financial Markets and Derivatives

This course is concerned with the creation, pricing and trading of financial assets and derivative securities and the financial markets those securities are traded in. Topics include financial intermediation, the determination of interest rates, banking, monetary policy, investment banking, and market efficiency. Students learn to use financial models to analyze the characteristics and valuation of securities based on interest rates and other market rates for a variety of financial assets including derivative securities. The course emphasizes current trends in financial markets and financial innovations. Includes curriculum from the CFA® Program.




FIN 611 or FIN 626.


fall semester.