Fall 2011

FIN 3560

Financial Markets and Instruments

  1. About the Course (Description, Syllabus, Schedule, etc.) -- SUBJECT TO CHANGE  updated September 23, 2011 at 6:40 am

  2. Saunders and Cornett Financial Markets and Instruments WEBSITE -- this is a GREAT website with a great deal of content!!

  3. Powerpoints

  4. Solutions Manual -- This is a zipped file and you will need a password that I will provide in class

  5. Duration Spreadsheet Example

  6. Paul and Gianna get married -- Mortgage Example

  7. Suggested Questions from the end of the Chapters

  8. Sample Questions

    1.  Limit Order Book and Answers

    2. Sample stock and bond questions and Answers

    3. Bond and FX Problems and Answers

  9. Instructions for Second Midterm (Paper)

  10. Sample Student Papers

  11. Appendices

  12. What you need to know

  13. MetLife, Citigroup, and their Duration Gap and interest rate changes

  14. go to group Discussion Board page

  15. See my comments on FOX 25 on Monday, January 21, 2008 about the economy -- video clip

  16. What is going on?  See News Hour with Jim Leher (Tuesday, January 22, 2008)

  17. What about Diversification?  See News Hour with Jim Leher and Burton Malkiel  (Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2008)

  18. What about the dollar?  Listen to me and Robin Young on WBUR/NPR's Here and Now on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2008.  Click here for link, then choose "Dollar Days"--or just click to go straight to the real audio clip.