NMGT
1300

The Basics of Investment

Schools of Public Engagement: BPATS

Non-Liberal Arts
Undergraduate Course
Degree Students
The Basics of Investment
Fall 2024
Taught By: Vivette Ancona
Section: A

CRN: 4914

Credits: 3

Did you ever wonder what the Dow actually measures? What a Hedge Fund is? When should you prefer stocks to bonds? How to allocate your savings to various financial investments, and what difference will it make when you retire? This course will cover the basics: the difference between financial assets and real assets, between stocks and bonds. It will describe how financial markets work, various types of financial instruments, mutual funds, the rudiments of asset allocation and its importance, and the risk/return nexus.

College: Schools of Public Engagement (NS)

Department: BPATS (BPAT)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: Online - Asynchronous

Max Enrollment: 18

Add/Drop Deadline: September 9, 2024 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 17, 2024 (Sunday)

Seats Available: No

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 5:22pm EDT 6/19/2024

Meeting Info:
Building: Online Course
Room: 999
Date Range: 8/26/2024 - 12/15/2024
The Basics of Investment
Spring 2024
Taught By: Vivette Ancona
Section: A

CRN: 3621

Credits: 3

Did you ever wonder what the Dow actually measures? What a Hedge Fund is? When should you prefer stocks to bonds? How to allocate your savings to various financial investments, and what difference will it make when you retire? This course will cover the basics: the difference between financial assets and real assets, between stocks and bonds. It will describe how financial markets work, various types of financial instruments, mutual funds, the rudiments of asset allocation and its importance, and the risk/return nexus.

College: Schools of Public Engagement (NS)

Department: BPATS (BPAT)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: Online - Asynchronous

Max Enrollment: 21

Add/Drop Deadline: February 4, 2024 (Sunday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 16, 2024 (Tuesday)

Seats Available: No

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 5:24pm EDT 6/19/2024

Meeting Info:
Building: Online Course
Room: 999
Date Range: 1/22/2024 - 5/15/2024