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Financial Literacy: Finding Your Way in the Financial Markets

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Take better advantage of the markets and build your personal wealth with this course that connects the larger world of finance to the everyday investment decisions you engage in.

Topics Covered:
  • 1: Feeling at Home in the Financial Markets
  • 2: Where the Money Goes
  • 3: Financial Markets Run on Information
  • 4: Giving Credit Where Credit Is Due
  • 5: The Fine Print
  • 6: What Is Special about Banks?
  • 7: Billion-Dollar IOUs-Using Bonds to Borrow
  • 8: The Double Identity of Stocks
  • 9: The Sell Job
  • 10: The Mysterious Money Market
  • 11: Think Globally, Lend ... Globally
  • 12: Trading Securities
  • 13: Returns and Prices in the Secondary Market
  • 14: The Truth about Pricing
  • 15: A Tale of Two Funds
  • 16: The Market for Corporate Control
  • 17: What Companies Tell the Markets
  • 18: What Moves the Markets
  • 19: When Central Banks Talk, Markets Listen
  • 20: Interest Rates as Indicators
  • 21: Risk Management and Insurance
  • 22: Mortgages and Securitization
  • 23: The Whys and Hows of Financial Regulation
  • 24: The Future of Finance

Taught by

Connel Fullenkamp, Ph.D.

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