2016-2017 Catalog

FIN 355 Financial Risk Analysis

This course provides sufficient institutional detail of the primary risks faced by the major types of financial firms and the applicability of these risks for the financial manager. Topics covered include asset valuation; the economic role of money markets and how this role relates to security valuation and risk analysis; risk measurement; options pricing; derivative risk management; measuring and comparing risk exposures across financial markets; risks and rewards of international financial markets; and recent developments in the practice of risk management. Cases and industry applications are used.