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STAT GU4281 Theory of Interest. 3 points.

CC/GS: Partial Fulfillment of Science Requirement

Prerequisites: At least one semester of calculus.

Introduction to the mathematical theory of interest as well as the elements of economic and financial theory of interest. Topics include rates of interest and discount; simple, compound, real, nominal, effective, dollar (time)-weighted; present, current, future value; discount function; annuities; stocks and other instruments; definitions of key terms of modern financial analysis; yield curves; spot (forward) rates; duration; immunization; and short sales. The course will cover determining equivalent measures of interest; discounting; accumulating; determining yield rates; and amortization.

Fall 2019: STAT GU4281
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
STAT 4281 001/48458 M W 2:40pm - 3:55pm
Room TBA
Ruimeng Hu 3 5/50

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