FIN 352: Investments I  -   Professor Dow

Spring 2014 Schedule

Basic Class Information

Time: T, R, 11:00-12:15
Section #: 12934
Room: JH 1238
Office Hours: T, R, 10-10:30, or by appointment.

Course Schedule (tentative and subject to revision)

Class Lecture Chapter in Jones Assignments Due
1/21 What Investors Do Chap 1   
1/23 Investing Alternatives Chap 2  
1/28 Investing Alternatives    
1/30 Mutual Funds  Chap 3  
2/4 Mutual Funds   1, 2
2/6 Asset Allocation    
2/11 Securities Markets Chap 4  3, 4
2/13 Securities Markets   5, 6, 7
2/18 How Securities are Traded Chap 5  8
2/20 Midterm    
2/25 How Securities are Traded    
2/27 Returns and Risk  Chap 6  
3/4 Returns and Risk   9, 10
3/6 Taxes    
3/11 Planning for Retirement    
3/13 Market Efficiency    
3/18 Market Efficiency    
3/20 Portfolio Theory    
3/25 Portfolio Theory     
3/27 Midterm    
4/1 Valuation Chap 10  
4/3 Valuation    
4/7-4/12 Spring Break    
4/15 Company Analysis Chap 15  11
4/17 Company Analysis    
4/22 Company Analysis    
4/24 Bonds Chap 17  12, 13, 14
4/29 Bonds    
5/1 Bonds    
5/6 Options Chap 19 15
5/8 Futures Chap 20  
5/13    Final: 10:15-11:30