Capital Markets and Investment Strategy

Course Code
WMBA 618
2.25 hours
  • Fall 20
  • Fall 21

Capital Markets and Investment Strategy --- This course covers portfolio analysis, asset pricing models, and investment strategies. It uses both the lecture and the case method of instruction to develop a practical understanding of some of the more important financial instruments and markets. Security valuation and management of investment strategies are major themes present throughout the course. A fundamental objective of the course is to enable students to gain a robust familiarity with approaches that can be adapted to analysis of broad classes of financial assets and markets. Such skills are indispensable to investments analysis in an economic environment characterized by an unprecedented amount of financial innovation, both in the creation of new securities and in the development and evolution of financial institutions.

Taught By
Nejat Seyhun
  • Jerome B. and Eileen M. York Professor of Business Administration
  • Professor of Finance
Nejat’s research activity focuses on backdating of executive options, risk-return trade-off in asset prices, intra-day impact of insider trading,...