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BUS 135 - Investments

In depth study of investing in the electronic age.  Selection, analysis, and valuation of stocks, Mutual Funds, REIT's, Unit Investment Trusts, Fixed Income Securities, Government Securities, Options, futures, and retirement/pension choices.  Non-Financial Assets such as collectibles and precious metals as tools of investing.  Using the Internet to gather investment information.

Credits: 3
3 Class Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate how different types of nvestment securities and how these relate to portfolio construction.
  2. Utilize various research sources (business periodicals, industry publications, investment software, company financial statements, etc.) to assist in the selection and analysis of investment securities relative to risk/return, etc.
  3. Construct and track a portfolio of securities.
  4. Explain the mechanism of buying and selling securities, and types and operation of securities markets and exchanges including NYSE, NASDAQ, etc.
  5. Identify main economic and global influences on investment categories to assist in comparing various vehicles.

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