INTD 0217

Introduction to Finance

Introduction to Finance
In this introductory survey course we will cover the role of finance in society, the basic workings of the financial system, how funds are allocated within the economy, and how institutions raise money. We will cover a range of topics, including: interest rates and the time value of money; uncertainty and the trade-off between risk and return; security market efficiency; stocks, bonds and optimal capital structure; financing decisions and capital budgeting; sovereign risk; foreign currencies; derivatives markets; and concerns about the role of finance in society. The course will include discussions of current news events in global markets. (INTD 0116 or INTD 0120 or by Instructor approval) 3 hrs. lect., 3 hr. lab
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Fall 2024

INTD0217A-F24 Lecture (Considine)
INTD0217Z-F24 Discussion (Considine)

Spring 2024

INTD0217A-S24 Lecture (Considine)

Fall 2023

INTD0217A-F23 Lecture (Considine)
INTD0217Z-F23 Discussion (Considine)

Spring 2023

INTD0217A-S23 Lecture (Considine)
INTD0217Z-S23 Discussion (Considine)

Fall 2022

INTD0217A-F22 Lecture (Considine)

Spring 2022

INTD0217A-S22 Lecture (Van Gansbeke)

Fall 2021

INTD0217A-F21 Lecture (Van Gansbeke)

Spring 2021

INTD0217A-S21 Lecture (Van Gansbeke)

Fall 2020

INTD0217A-F20 Lecture (Van Gansbeke)

Spring 2020

INTD0217A-S20 Lecture (Van Gansbeke)

Fall 2019

INTD0217A-F19 Lecture (Van Gansbeke)
INTD0217Z-F19 Discussion (Van Gansbeke)

Spring 2019

INTD0217A-S19 Lecture (Van Gansbeke)

Fall 2018

INTD0217A-F18 Lecture (Van Gansbeke)
INTD0217Z-F18 Discussion (Van Gansbeke)