Financial Trading

Course Code
FIN 440
Hours
1.5 hours
Type
Elective
Offered
  • Winter 19 (B)
Financial Trading --- This course is about how people trade in financial trading and how markets function. It uses both trading simulations and lectures to illustrate concepts such as order types, market clearing, information-based trading, liquidity and price manipulation. The course is designed for students that may take sales and trading jobs, but its relevant for all students who may trade securities in the future.

Prior to Winter 2015, this course was offered as FIN 340.

Taught By
Tyler Shumway
  • John C. and Sally S. Morley Professor of Finance
  • Faculty Director, Tozzi
Tyler Shumway’s research examines the structure and function of financial markets and the pricing of financial securities. Some of his recent...