The other TA does not have your information. However, if you need help regarding course materials, you could contact any of us. All the e-mails to me or to your TA should start from FIN 3826 in the subject line or you will have the risk that they will not be read. For the privacy protection reason, we only correspond to e-mails from LSU system. Therefore, the e-mails from gmail, hotmail, and yahoo, etc, will not be read. Course Objectives and Outcomes To acquire an in-depth understanding of the major investment theories, which include capital market theory, portfolio theory, asset ricing models, options, and futures.
To provide an understanding of the risk/return tradeoff that iinvestors face, how risk can be reduced, what risk is important to iinvestors, how risk is priced in financial markets, how derivative markets and instruments work, how derivative instruments are priced, and how derivatives can be used to reduce risk. To help you make more informed and, hopefully, more profitable investment decisions. To help you develop a theoretical foundation for future coursework in finance. Required Materials Required Text: Required Reading: Essentials of Investments, by Bodie, Kane and Marcus, 9th edition, Irwin/McGraw-Hill, 2012.
The formula sheet must be turned in with your exam. Any deviations from an 8. 5″ X 1 1 ” sheet of paper will not be accepted and will result in failure on the exam. **Any missed exam will receive a grade of zero. There will be no make-up exams unless legitimate reasons are provlaea. IT you miss a midterm exam, you must contact me DeTore tne exam In order to be excused. There are no exceptions to this rule. I will determine excusable absences. You will drop the lowest midterm grade, but you have to take all three tests. The midterm exams are not optional. It has to be taken to be dropped.
University policies regarding academic dishonesty will be strictly enforced. For example, it is never appropriate to discuss cases with sstudents who have already been through a discussion of the case (e. g. , first-years talking with or acquiring notes from second-years or second-section sstudents talking with those in the first section). Such actions are considered academic dishonesty. Any incident of academic dishonesty, such as cheating on tests, acilitating cheating, or receiving information about cases from, e. g. websites or other individuals, will be forwarded to the Office of Judicial Affairs for adjudication. If you are in doubt about what constitutes academic dishonesty please refer to the LSU ppolicy or contact me before engaging in such aactivity.