FI 363 Financial Institutions and Markets
F1R 2006 SC
Bilski, John L.
B.S. Ecomomics, MBA, M.S. International Reletions
Scott AFB Il.
Before and after class
21 Aug. - 15 Oct. 2006
5:00 - 7:30 PM
Textbook: Financial Markets and Institutions, Jeff Madura, 7th Edition, Thomson, Southwestern, ISBN 0-324-31946-0
Additional Resources: Wall Street Journal, Business Week, and the USA Today paper.
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Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Class Assessment: There will be three test and a paper for this class. Also students are expected to bring in articles for disccusion in the class from different sources.
Grading: The three test will count for 90 per of the grade. Ten percent will be for the paper and class discussions. A = 90- 100 points B = 80- 89 points C = 70- 79 points D = 60- 69 points F < 60 points
Late Submission of Course Materials: Points will be taken off for late home work.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Students will conduct themselves in a professionl manner in class.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: DATE SUBJECT CHAP. 21 Aug. Course review. Role of Financial Markets and Institutions. 1 23 Aug. Determination of Interest Rates 2 28 Aug. Structure of Interest Rates. 3 30 Aug. Functions of the Fed. 4 4 Sept. Class will be made up on another day.Monetary Theory and Policy. 5 Test on Chaps. 1-4 6 Sept. Markets. 6 11 Sept. Bond Markets. 7 13 Sept. Bond Valuation and Risk. 8 18 Sept. Mortgage Markets. 9 20 Sept. Test on chaps. 6-9. Stock offerings and Inventory Monitoring. 10 25 Sept. Stock Valuation and Risk. 11 27 Sept. Market Microstructure and Strategies. 12 2 Oct. Bank Regulation 18 4 Oct. Mutual Fund Operations. 23 9 Oct. Securities Operations. 24 11 Oct. Final Exam.
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Last Updated:8/17/2006 11:40:04 AM