Semester Hours:3Once a Year
Theory and applications of fixed income securities in the corporate, treasury and international markets. Study of the organization and behavior of fixed income markets and valuation of instruments, including bond pricing, forward contracts, swaps, portfolio and arbitrage strategies. Examination of contemporary topics on fixed income derivatives, market microstructure, global risk management, and financial engineering. Discussion of ethical and regulatory perspectives.
Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes: FIN 205. Open only to matriculated graduate students in the Zarb School of Business and in other Schools at Hofstra where appropriate. See specific program requirements.