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Syllabus

Syllabus Spring 2021

Professor's Inbox
(upload info for Professor)

Professor's FIN 4710 INBOX

Processor's Email

Zoom Call
(Accessing on-line zoom call)

Zoom Room

Active Learning
(access to Assignments):

Active Learning

Professor's Biography

Professor's Biography

 

Class Scheduled Saturdays (on-line)    

Saturdays 11:10am-1.15pm

 

  Jan 30


Feb 6

Feb 13

Feb 20

Feb 27

Mar  6 

 Mar 13 

 Mar 20 

Mar 27 

Apr 3 

Apr 10

Apr 17

Apr 24 

May 1

May 8

May 15

May 22
Sat 1pm-3pm

   

RISK, RETURN, TVM, CAPM, SR

(PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT CONCEPTS)

SECONDARY MARKETS

(TRADING STOCKS, BONDS, OPTIONS) 

PRIMARY MARKETS

(RAISING CAPITAL: EQUITY, BONDS)

COMPANY SPECIFIC ANALYSIS

(FINANCIAL & VALUATION ANALYSIS) 

 

Assigned Chapters (CD)

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An Analytical Approach to Investments Finance & Credit (1st Edition)

C. Droussiotis

Cognella Publishing 

Link to Purchase the textbook

1 - 4

10

11

13

13

13

     

5

6

7 - 9

15

16 & 17

     
 

Assigned Chapters (RKM)

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Baruch Bookstore

REVIEW OF FIN3710
Intorduction -FIN4710 Overview
Chapters 5-9

   

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10 & 11

 16

       
 

Assigned Lectures

#1-2
Risk, Return, Time & Allocation and Portfolio Management Concepts

Introduction to Finance Lecture 0

Time Value of Money Practice

Lecture 1 Presentation

TVM Practice Problems

Lecture 2 Presentation

#3
Risk, Return, Time & Allocation and Portfolio Management Concepts (continiue)

Lecture 3a Presentation

Lecture 3b Presentation

#4
Secondary Markets: Equity Trading and Investments

Lecture 4 Presentation - Trading Stocks

#5
Secondary Markets: Bond Trading and Investments

Lecture 5 Presentation- - Trading Bonds

#6a
Secondary Markets: Option Trading & Strategy

Lecture 6a Options: Concepts & Strategy

#6b
Secondary Markets: Options Valuation

Lecture 6b Options: Strategies & Valuations

Midterm Exam Review

 

Midterm Exam Review

Option Formulas Review

Options Practice Sheet with Answers

Options Practice Sheet #2 (what we went over in class)

Project Discussion

 

 

#7
Primary Markets: Raising Equity for Private and Public Co (IPO)

Lecture 7a Presentation - Private Equity

Lecture 7b Presentation -Public Equity (IPO)

#8
Primary Markets: Issuing Corporate Bonds and 144As

Lecture 5 Presentation - Issuing Bonds

#9a Company Specific: Financial Analysis

Lecture 9a Prsentation

#9b
Company Specific: Projections and Valuation

Lecture 9b

#9b
Company Specific: Projections and Valuation

Final Exam Review

 

 
 

Zoom Recordings

Zoom Recording 1/30

Zoom Recording 02/6

Zoom Recording 02/13

Zoom Recording 2/20

Zoom Recording 2/27

Zoom Recording 3/6

                 
 

Lecture on YouTube

     

Introductions to Options and Basic Strategies

Introduction to Option Valuation

One-Period BOPM (Leverage & Probability Method) Call Option 1/3

Two-Period BOPM - Call Option 2/3

Two-Stage BOPM - Put Option 3/3

                 
 

Assigned Spreadsheets

Risk, Return & TVM

Coveriance, Correlation & Eff. Frontiers

Betas and Regression Analysis

Sharpe Ratios and CAPM

Sexondary Markets: Investing in Stocks

Secondary Markets: Investing in Bonds

Secondary Markets: Trading and valuiung Options

   

Primary Markets - Raising Private Equity

Primary Markets - Raising Public Equity (IPO)

 

Cash Flow and Ratio Analysis Celerity Technology

Financial Analysis

Projections Analysis

Chapter 17 Valuation Analysis

Private Company Valuation - Alexandra Hotel

Transaction Analysis (LBO, M&A)

   
 

EXAMS

           

MidTerm

           

Final Exam 


 

Homework Assignments

   

Due #1

 

 

Chapter 1: 

Questions  Part A 1-27 (Acrive Learning)

use Excel format method 

Chapter 1 Problem Questions Part A&B

Chapter 1: 

Questions:  Part B 1-10 (Active Learning

(Excel  Chapter 1 Template)

 

 

Chapter 1 (Part A and B) Homework Template

Chapter 2:

Questions 1-11 

 

Chapter 2 Questions 1-11

Chapter 2 Excel Homework Template

Due #2

 

 

Chapter 10: Question 7

Chapter 10 Homework Problems

Due #3

 

 

Chapter 11: Questions 9,10,11,15

Chapter 11 Excel Templates

Due #4

 

 

Chapter 13 - Part I Trading Options: Complete the two templates below and upload them on drop box

Chapter 13 - Plain Vanilla Options

Chapter 13 - Option Spreads

Chapter 13 Part II Option Valuations: Questions 4-12 complete on Active Learning

DUE Wednesday Oct 21 

               
 

Reading Assignments and Links

RORs 1926 - 2016

   

Facebook Call and Put Options

Option Formulas Review

Horse Racing & Options

     

Uber Valuation - Ready for IPO

 

Analyst view on General Dynamics - Recommendation

Yahoo Finance

U.S. Government Bonds

LIBOR Rates

U.S. Government Bonds

LIBOR Rates

 
 

Project Assignments

           

Each student gets assigned a publicly traded company to start their project

         

Project Description and Assigned Companies

Final Project Excel Spreadsheet - Hyatt Hotels

Yahoo Finance

Marcus Hotels

Silgan

Dunkin