Sep 22, 2019  
2015-16 Graduate Catalog 
    
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ACSI 5240 - Mathematics of Interest Theory, Economics, and Finance

3 credit hours
Prerequisites: ACSI 4230/ACSI 5230  or consent of instructor. A preparatory course for the Society of Actuaries/Casualty Actuarial Society Course/Exam 2. Applies calculus and theory of interest tools to intermediate topics in microeconomics and macroeconomics and topics in finance. Topics include pricing activities, the simplified Keynesian model, interest and discount rates, valuation of payment streams, yield rates, amortization, cash flows and internal rate of return, stock and bond valuation, portfolio risks, the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM), efficient markets, capital structure, leverage, financial performance measurement, and basic option pricing and the Black-Scholes model.


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