Spring 2008

FIN 3560

Financial Markets and Instruments

  1. About the Course (Description, Syllabus, Schedule, etc.)

  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. Suggested Questions from the end of the Chapters

  7. Sample Questions

    1.  Limit Order Book and Answers

    2. Sample stock and bond questions and Answers

    3. Bond and FX Problems and Answers

  8. Instructions for Second Midterm (Paper)

  9. Appendicies

  10. What you need to know

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

  12. go to group Discussion Board page

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

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

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

  16. 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.