Feb 25, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2021-22 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2021-22 [Archived Catalog]

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FIN 3270 - Financial Markets and Institutions


Flow of funds and interest-price movements in money and capital markets. Supply of loanable funds and demand for funds in mortgage loan market, consumer credit market, corporate securities markets, and markets for government securities and municipal obligations. Consideration of effects on financial markets of Federal Reserve and Treasury policies.

Requisites: MATH 1300, 1350, or 2301
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to calculate portfolio allocations.
  • Students will be able to explain how a basic financial system operates and the importance of the flow of funds in economies.
  • Students will be able to describe how exchange rates are determined and their importance for determining international trade conditions.
  • Students will be able to explain how interest rates are determined and how they affect financial systems.
  • Students will be able to describe the basic workings of futures contracts, stock options, and swaps.
  • Students will be able to explain the concept of term structure and how it is determined.



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