code EA418
credit_hours 3
title Investment
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prequisites EA312
credit hours 3
Description/Outcomes To provide the students with an understanding of the basic issues in the area of investment
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objectives rnThis course aims to study the objectives and techniques of investment and to stimulate the reasoning power of students as prospective investors, to gain understanding of market prices and their behavior and to study the techniques of securities analysis and selection. to study how to apply the techniques of finance, statistics and other skills in investment analysis and decisions. To give students a broad perspective which is more valuable to a beginner in investments than thorough coverage of few subjects? rn
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ref. books
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textbook Bodie, Kane and Marcus, Essentials of Investments 8th edition
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Course Content
content serial Description
1 Introduction to Investments
2 Investment Alternatives
3 Investment Alternatives (Cont`d)
4 Risk and portfolio management ( Markowitz )
5 Risk and portfolio management ( Cont’d)
6 Investment Companies
7 7th week exam
8 Valuation of Common stocks
9 Dividends Policy
10 Valuation of fixed income securities
11 Margin and Cash Transactions
12 Project Presentations
13 Short Sale
14 Introduction to Capital Asset Pricing Model
15 Introduction to Arbitrage Pricing Theory
16 Final Exam