Introduction to Finance
In this introductory survey course we will cover the role of finance in society, the basic workings of the financial system, how funds are allocated within the economy, and how institutions raise money. We will cover a range of topics, including: interest rates and the time value of money; uncertainty and the trade-off between risk and return; security market efficiency; stocks, bonds and optimal capital structure; financing decisions and capital budgeting; sovereign risk; foreign currencies; derivatives markets; and concerns about the role of finance in society. The course will include discussions of current news events in global markets. (INTD 0116 or INTD 0120 or by Instructor approval) 3 hrs. lect., 3 hr. lab

9:30am-10:45am on Tuesday, Thursday at LIB 201 (Sep 13, 2021 to Dec 13, 2021)
7:30pm-10:25pm on Monday at AXT AUD (Sep 13, 2021 to Dec 13, 2021)
Library 201