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Please complete the student evaluation for the Fall 2019 semester (open from December 2 - December 12). If we get 100% participation, the professor will be adding 10 points to your final exam score. If the participation is 90%, the professor wil be adding 5 points to your final exam score. The link is below:

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Student Evaluation Fall 2019

  

 

 

 

 

 

Fall 2019- FIN 3710 Course Outline -  Lectures , Assignments and Exams

FIN 3710 Syllabus - Fall 2019

              

Students that want to drop their files for the Professor please use the inbox below. Please note that you need to write your name inside the body of the file and then upload it on dropbox.

Professor's FIN 3710 INBOX

Contact the Professor at: christakis.droussiotis@baruch.cuny.edu

                 

 

11:10am- 2:05pm

Vertical Campus 10-160

Office Hours 7-8am

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Assigned Lectures

Intro to Finance
#1 

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Securities Market Overview
#2

Link

Intro to Risk & Return
#3

Asset Allocation
(Correlation & Covariance)
#4

Link

CAPM & Beta Coefficient
#5

Link

Efficient Market Hypothesis
#6

Link

Midterm Exam Review

 

 

Bond Analysis

#7

Link

Bond Analysis & Valuation

#7

Link

Equity Analysis & Valuation
#8

Link

Financial Analysis
#9

Celerity Financial Analysis

Project Discussion

 

Derivatives Analysis & Intro to Valuations
#10

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Option Valuation & Strategies
#11

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FINAL EXAM
REVIEW

Options Formula

Options Practice Sheet with Answers

Private Company - DCF Analysis

 
 

Assigned Chapters

Assigned Chapters

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6 -7
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1 - 3

Chapter 1 Excel Sheet

Risk Return TVM

Covariance & Correlation

Beta Coefficient and Regression Analysis

Sharpe Ratio and CAPM

 

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p 213-224

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p 236-243

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p 231-236 & 244

   
 

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

Final Exam Review YouTube - Section 1&2

Section 3 & 4

 
 

Assigned Spreadsheets

No Spreadsheet Available

Stock Long & Short Purchases

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Risk & Return

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Covariance  Correlation

Scenario Portfolio Return, Covariance & Correlation

Beta Coefficient

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CAPM, WACC  & DCF

Link

Statistics Workbook

Link

 

Bond Analysis

Bond Yields, Market Price & Valuation Analysis

Bond Analysis

Bond Yields, Duration and Convexity

Equity Valuation

Hyatt Hotels - Public Company

Private Company - DCF Analysis

Public to Private LBO Q&D Model

Financial Analysis

Link

Options - Intro

Bionomial Option Pricing Model Method 1 (6-step Method)

BOPM (single and 2-period) Method 2

   
 

EXAMS

         

MidTerm

             

Final Exam
Rooms:
VC 6160
1:00pm - 3:00pm

Option Formulas Review

Options Practice Sheet with Answers

 

Homework Assignments

   

Due #1

CONTACT LINK

Due #2

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Due #3

CONTACT LINK

     

Due #4

CONTACT LINK

 

Due #5

CF Excel Homework

Due #6

CONTACT LINK

   
 

Reading Assignments

 

SIFMA Insights: US ETF Primer

RORs 1926 - 2016

 

WSJ Article: "Leverage Cycles" 11/09

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2017 Warren Buffet Letter

           

Horse Racing & Options

   
 

Project Assigments

                       

Project is Due:

Sun Dec 15:  

Dec 11 (+5 Bonus pts)

Project Description

Project Spreadsheet (PDF)

 

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The Following are the professor's lecture notes for Baruch College Undergraduate Studies - Also check the Excel Spreadsheets that accompany these lecture notes (below)

 Fin 3710 - Lecture Notes

Lecture 1 - Introduction to Finance

Lecture 2 - Securities Market Overview

Lecture 3 - Introduction to Risk & Returns

Lecture 4 - Correlation & Covariance

Lecture 5 - CAPM & Beta Coefficient

Lecture 6 - Efficient Market Hypothesis (EMH)

Lecture 7 - Bond Analysis (YTM, YTC, YTW)

Lecture 8 - Equity Analysis & Valuations

Lecture 9 - Financial & Ratio Analysis

Lecture 10 - Derivative Analysis & Valuation

Lecture 11 - Option Analysis

Lecture 12 - Hedge Ratios and Put/Call Parity

Lecture 13 - Futures & Forwards

Projects:

Portfolio Project Description

Portfolio Poject - Spreadsheet - PDF

Articles:

Article: WSJ Article on Leveraged Cycles - November 2009

Fin 3710 - Spreadsheets:

Lecture 1: N/A

Lectures 2 & 3: Risk & Return

Lecture 4: Covariance & Correlation

Lecture 5: Beta Coefficient

Lecture 5: Equity Analysis

Lecture 6: Statistics Workbook

Lecture 7: Bond Analysis

Lecture 8: Equity Valuation

Lecture 9: Financial Analysis

Lectures 10, 11 & 12: Derivatives

Lecture 13 - Futures & Forwards

                  

Problem Sheet

midterm Worksheet

midterm worksheet

DER Midterm Exam Answers 2019

DER Final Exam