Introduction to the field of security markets, encompassing a survey of the
many financial instruments and types of investments available today. Common
stocks, preferred securities, bonds, options, mutual funds, and commodities are
also evaluated. Emphasis is placed on security valuation including an exposure
to both the fundamental and technical aspects of investing, as well as modern
portfolio theory. Sources of investment information, including computerized
data information retrieval and investing, are also covered. Formerly listed
as FIN 102, not open to students who have successfully completed FIN 102.
Prerequisite: ACC* 111 or ACC* 115, BFN 107 or BFN 201.