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BUS 486 Investment I

This course presents the principles of investments analysis and their application to financial planning. The course examines the theory of portfolio management, including the nature of securities markets, economic analysis, industry analysis, valuation methods, asset allocation techniques, and performance evaluation. Students will also learn about the market mechanism of investing in fixed-income securities, equity securities, mutual funds, and exchange traded funds. Prerequisite: BUS 301. Fulfills writing intensive requirement.