FIN 352: Investments I  -   Professor Dow

 

Part II – The Mechanics of Investing

The learning goals for this section are to understand how securities are bought and sold and the practical issues for individual investors.

Checklist:  Supplemental Material

5.  Securities Markets
__ Reading: Jones, Chapter 4
__ Lecture: 
__ Lecture: 
__ Assignment 8:  Finding information about stock prices
__ Problems: P4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4.
__ Flash Cards: Quizlet, PDF
 

6.  How Securities are Traded
__ Reading: Jones, Chapter 5
__ Lecture:
__ Lecture:
__ Worksheet on Margin and Selling Short
__ Flash Cards: Quizlet, PDF
__ Problems: P5.1, 5.2, 5.3; CP5.1, 5.2
 

7.  Returns and Risk from Investing
__ Reading: Jones, Chapter 6
__ Lecture:
__ Lecture: 
__ Problems:  P6.1, 6.2, 6.5, 6.9, 6.14.
__ Worksheet: Calculating Returns
 

8.  Taxes and Investment Planning for Retirement
__ Powerpoint: Saving for Retirement
__ Powerpoint: Taxes and Investing
__ Lecture:  How much to save for retirement
__ Flash Cards: Quizlet, PDF

More about 401(k)'s
The asset location decision

Reading:  An Income Portfolio