FIN 404 Forward, Futures and Derivatives (3)

This course covers the fundamentals of option from pricing and hedging to their use in the management of financial risk. The course begins with a thorough theoretical development of futures, forwards, options and swaps, and ends with an analysis of structured products that have embedded derivative contracts. Discussion of issues of counter-party risk and the responsible use of derivatives is an integral part of the course.

Prerequisite: FIN 301.

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