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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
  Nov 27, 2021
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
This course gives participants a broad understanding of the operations of various financial markets with special focus on liquidity, market structure and trading. The course concentrates on the ops of exchanges, trading systems and broker-dealer intermediaries. Students will be exposed to range of issues regarding the formulation of trading decisions and market structure design and regulation. Simulation software will be used to provide experience making tactical trading decisions in different market structure environments. Students will manage equity portfolios using OTIS.
Academic Career: Undergraduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: Letter Grade
Course Requirements: PREQ: BUSFIN 1030 (MIN GRADE ‘C’) and 1311 and 1321; PLAN: Accounting, Finance, General Management, Global Management, Marketing, Business Information Systems, Human Resources Management, Supply Chain Management, Undeclared CBA majors

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