FINC-445 Financial Modeling and Fixed Income Analysis

This course focuses on securities that promise a fixed income stream. Topics include features of bonds, risk of bonds, yield spreads, duration, convexity, term structure, volatility of interest rates, and CDO's. Financial models are developed using Excel and focusing on extraction of financial data and converting it into models useful for financial decision-making. Prerequisites: FINC-340 and instructor’s permission. 4 SH.