Practical Financial Markets

ECON 256

Familiarizes students with the practical, hands-on tools and knowledge required for careers in the financial markets. Topics covered include: securities markets; corporate valuation techniques including DCF, Comps, Precedent Transactions, LBO and IPO models; equity research methodologies; asset allocation and risk-return analytics; current market news and events; regulation; ethics; contemporary finance/business issues as applicable. Open only to sophomores.


Reserved for Sophomores Only

Curriculum Codes
  • SS
Cross-Listed As
  • FMKT 256
Typically Offered
Fall Only