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Get a running start in the high-stakes world of financial investment! This first course is designed to help you become an informed investor by providing you with the essential concepts for long-term success in managing money. You’ll start by learning the role of financial markets and financial assets in a well-functioning economy. From there, you’ll learn about the wide range of financial instruments available in major asset classes, their features and valuations. You’ll explore how financial markets actually operate in the real world, focusing on how and where securities are traded and how various market types differ from one another in practice. You will also learn the basics of algorithmic trading, dark pools, buying on margin and short selling. By the end of the course, learners will be able to: • List and distinguish the different financial instruments available to an investor • Compare global financial markets • Explain the features of equity, debt, and derivative instruments • Define traditional and alternative asset classes • Discuss different trading venues and mechanics of securities trading • Discuss the current trends affecting today’s financial markets This course is designed to be accessible for students of all knowledge levels and gives you the actionable foundation needed to manage money in a post-crisis world. ________________________________________ WEEK 1 Module 1: Introduction & Review of Elementary Finance Tools This module introduces the Investment and Portfolio Management Specialization, which is made up of four courses. This module discusses how the first course, Global Financial Markets and Assets, is organized. It outlines the different stages of the investment management process, which guides the focus of the Specialization. It also reviews basic finance concepts and tools such as time value of money, computing returns, discounting and compounding. Topics covered include: • Familiarize with the organization of the class • Meet the professor and your peers • Explain the investment management process • Review elementary concepts in finance • Compute present value or future value of a single cash flow • Compute present value of future value of a stream of cash flows • Define an annuity or perpetuity • Apply time value of money tools to solve basic mortgage, loan or retirement problems ________________________________________ WEEK 2 Module 2: Financial system & financial assets: fixed income securities In this and the next two modules, we cover the key institutional features of financial markets and instruments. We ask the following questions: Why do financial markets exist? What role do they play? What are financial assets and how are they different than real assets? How does it all come together? Basically, this is where I hope you will get to see the big picture of the entire financial system and how it comes together. Module 2 focuses on fixed income securities. We'll get started with a review of basics of bond valuation. You will learn about short-term money market instruments, U.S. Treasury securities as well as corporate bonds. After module 2, you will be able to describe fixed income securities, be familiar with their institutional features, and identify their cash flows. Finally, you will learn how to value fixed income securities such as Treasury bills, zero-coupon or coupon-bonds and compute yields. Topics covered include: • Explain the roles of financial markets • Distinguish between real and financial assets • Define and explain money market instruments, zero-coupon and coupon- bonds and features • Identify the cash flows associated with fixed-income securities • Define and explain bond market features • List the different types of Treasury securities and explain pricing and quoting conventions • List and define other long-term debt instruments such as corporate bonds, mortgage-backed securities, sovereign debt • Find the value of a zero-coupon or coupon-bonds ________________________________________ WEEK 3 Module 3: Financial system & financial assets: equity securities and derivatives In Module 3, we continue our overview of financial markets and instruments. We next focus on two other major asset classes: equity securities and derivative instruments. You will learn about how equity differs from fixed income securities, the cash flows associated with stock and preferred stock and how to find the value of a share. You will also learn about option strategies. After completing module 3, you will be able to describe all major asset classes, including derivative instruments such as options, forwards and futures. You will be able to explain how these differ from each other and their payoffs. Topics covered include: • Distinguish between equities and fixed income securities • Define and explain the features of equity securities • Identify the cash flows associated with equity securities • Explain dividend discount model • Find the value of a share of common stock or preferred stock • Define and list different types of derivative securities • Explain option payoffs • Distinguish between a forward and futures contract • Explain forward and futures payoffs • Identify traditional and alternative asset classes ________________________________________ WEEK 4 Module 4: Organization of financial markets and securities trading In this module, we discuss how financial markets actually work. We will talk about different trading venues and the mechanics of securities trading. I will emphasize a lot of terminology and the latest trends in securities trading to familiarize you with the institutional workings of financial markets. After this module, you will be able to compare different trading venues, trading mechanisms, and be able to explain different types of orders, including transactions like margin buying and short- selling; you will be familiar with the language and terminology you need in order to become an informed practitioner of investments. Topics covered include • Explain the roles of corporations, households, government, and financial intermediaries in the financial system • Explain price discovery process • Define different type of orders • Distinguish between dealer vs. auction markets; different trading platforms • Explain margin buying and short-selling transactions • Understand the current trading environment such as algorithmic or high frequency trading, dark pools etc....

최상위 리뷰

2020년 6월 17일

Global Financial Markets and Instruments is a MUST. Excellent instruction! I truly appreciate the opportunity to receive this course from such a prestigious University - Rice University.

2018년 1월 14일

Good and succinct introduction to financial markets and instruments. Clear valuation formulas and intuitive explanation of treatment of cash-flows to define future and present values.

필터링 기준:

Global Financial Markets and Instruments의 314개 리뷰 중 51~75

교육 기관: Senén M C

2020년 6월 22일

Muy buen curso para aprender conceptos básicos e intermedios a la hora de calcular el valor de una inversión, conocer los principales productos de inversión y calcular su rentabilidad.

교육 기관: viraj g

2020년 11월 15일

Very good knowledge of how to use the various financial securities which helps in terms of being a good investor / trader. Tutor is amazing at explaining every bit of the subject.

교육 기관: Julian G

2017년 6월 19일

Great online training course, helping participants to understand foundations of financial markets and instruments, helping me to grow and gain new financial capabiliites.

교육 기관: Walter M M Q

2020년 7월 18일

This is one of the best courses Coursera have, don't hesitate if you have interest into financial markets and investments, it will give you great basic knowledge.

교육 기관: Savdar I

2020년 5월 19일

Highly recommended for aspired financiers who's looking forward to establish a career in finance world such as hedge fund, private equity, investment bank etc.

교육 기관: Tran D K

2020년 5월 18일

The best course for those who are interested in Financial market and already have a basic understanding of this field - a good choice from a good foundation

교육 기관: Bhoomika G

2017년 1월 12일

It was a good course but unfortuantely I cant enroll for the entire series as I would not be able to pay for the course and there is no option of fee waiver

교육 기관: Cristian A Q G

2020년 5월 1일

Una temática muy bien manejada, y una profesora con la facilidad de explicar cada tema de la forma más comprensible posible. Sencillamente excelente!

교육 기관: Simon

2020년 4월 29일

Very interesting course and help conquering problems by moduls, detailed illustration by prof and good excercises and handouts for students, likes!!!

교육 기관: Anqiergerile Y

2019년 2월 16일

Awesome course! A valuable introduction to different aspects of finance and investing. One of the best professor and course I've studied on Coursera.

교육 기관: Matthew T O

2020년 4월 27일

I learned a lot of new things about Financial Markets from this course. Kudos to Rice University, Cousera and Dr. O for putting this together.

교육 기관: Gaëtan G

2019년 6월 6일

A really great course, very complete, very well explained and the professor is nice to watch. I would love to have her as a real professor :)

교육 기관: Joshua M M

2021년 1월 6일

Very interesting a friendly approach to Corporate Finance. If you know the basics this could help you brush on the math and the concepts.

교육 기관: Fahim A R

2020년 6월 25일

This course is very helpful in building your basic understanding of finance if you practice all the mathematical problems in the quizzes

교육 기관: Sergio O A A

2021년 2월 26일

An excellent course, even if I know some of the topics this course make me to understand better those topics and new someone news.

교육 기관: Oliver A A

2020년 4월 4일

Just perfect and matching what I needed and surpassing my expectations about quality of the lectures' videos and materials.

교육 기관: Shubham C

2020년 8월 1일

An amazing insight about all the tools and their ways by Professor O. Was delighted to have this course in my pocket.

교육 기관: Mahima p

2020년 9월 17일

need focus and concentration must. overall it was good and easy to understand and apply the things . thank you :)

교육 기관: Tino M

2020년 10월 25일

The course is very intuitive. very clear explanations. It could be better if more related readings are provided.

교육 기관: Ruth R M

2018년 3월 9일


교육 기관: Deovrat P

2020년 3월 27일

The course was a great learning for me and made me understand the Investment & Capital & Money Market Concepts

교육 기관: Daniel V

2017년 5월 16일

Excellent course for an introduction on how financial markets works and what kind of instruments it offers.

교육 기관: Federico V

2017년 12월 1일

A great introductory course to the basic financial concepts. Complete, well structured and easy to follow.

교육 기관: Gabriel L

2020년 7월 14일

Very good course. The instructor was good and engaging and the material was challenging and beneficial.

교육 기관: David F

2020년 1월 9일

Excelente. Los temas son claros y permite afianzar los conceptos básicos para iniciar en este tema