University of Minnesota, Twin Cities campus
FINA 4121 - Financial Markets and Interest Rates
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02134
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
This course provides a framework to understand how financial markets operate and how they establish the cost of capital demanded by investors through market interest rates. Course presents valuation models for bonds, the impact of the Federal Reserve on the level and term structure of interest rates, measures of interest rate risk, financing markets for securities and how these define the pricing of futures and forward contracts. prereq: 3001 or 3001H CSOM major