2013-2014 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) 
    
    Jun 19, 2018  
2013-2014 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FRE-GY 6411 Fixed Income Securities and Interest Rate Derivatives

1.5 Credits
This course examines the body of analytical tools and measures that constitute modern fixed-income markets. The valuation of interest-rate sensitive cash flows is the unifying theme. Major topics include theories of term structure, institutional aspects of fixed-income markets and analytical techniques for managing interest-rate risk. Bond refunding, defeasance, corporate bonds, forwards, futures, options and interest-rate swaps are discussed. The course gives an overview of the major classes of fixed-income securities and the markets in which they trade. Among the major classes of fixed-income instruments discussed are Treasury and agency securities, mortgage-backed securities (including CMOs and Strips), asset-backed securities, municipals, floating and inverse floating rate securities.

Prerequisite(s): FRE-GY 6023 , FRE-GY 6083  and FRE-GY 6103  and matriculation into a graduate program sponsored by the Department of Finance & Risk Engineering, or permission of the Department
Weekly Lecture Hours: 1.5 | Weekly Lab Hours: 0 | Weekly Recitation Hours: 0



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