2013-2014 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) 
    
    Aug 18, 2018  
2013-2014 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FRE-GY 6611 Credit Derivatives

1.5 Credits
This course introduces credit derivatives and Collateralized Debt Obligations (CDO’s). The course reviews the most important credit instruments and their marketing, starting with risky bonds and credit default swaps, through basket swaps, structured products and CDO’s. Each instrument is defined and explained, including its markets, modeling, pricing and risk management. Class work is illustrated with theoretical homework and practical Excel projects.

Prerequisite(s): FRE-GY 6411  and FRE-GY 6511  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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