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Jun 26th 2017

Investors tend to be their own worst enemies. In this third course, you will learn how to capitalize on understanding behavioral biases and irrational behavior in financial markets. You will start by learning about the various behavioral biases – mistakes that investors make and understand their reasons.

Average: 5.5 (2 votes)
Jun 26th 2017

In this course, you will learn what the main financial markets and their characteristics are as well as how they are linked to the economy. Our very diversified team of experts will start by teaching you how the price of stocks and bonds are computed and why they move while you will become increasingly aware of the notion of risk and why it matters when measuring an investment's performance. The focus will then move to less popular markets such as gold, emerging markets, real estate, hedge funds and private markets.

Average: 5.5 (6 votes)
Jun 26th 2017

In this course, you will gain an understanding of the theory underlying optimal portfolio construction, the different ways portfolios are actually built in practice and how to measure and manage the risk of such portfolios.

Average: 7.5 (15 votes)
Jun 26th 2017

Learn the general concepts of financial markets and economy. You will see the difference between primary and secondary markets and learn about markets for different products. You will also look at various economic Indicators and their influence on the markets. After completing this course, you will have a much stronger background of financial markets and ready to go to the next stage in the Specialization. This course is designed to help students with very little or no finance background to learn the basics of investments.

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Jun 19th 2017

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.

Average: 9.3 (4 votes)
Jun 19th 2017

In this course, participants will learn about how different markets around the world can interact to create value for, and effectively manage the risk of, corporations and their stakeholders. This is part of a Specialization in corporate finance created in partnership between the University of Melbourne and Bank of New York Mellon (BNY Mellon).

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Jun 19th 2017

This course provides a brief introduction to the fundamentals of finance, emphasizing their application to a wide variety of real-world situations spanning personal finance, corporate decision-making, and financial intermediation.

Average: 7.8 (5 votes)
Jun 13th 2017

S’équiper de la boite à outils du financier pour prendre des décisions judicieuses d’investissement ou d’épargne. La finance est omniprésente et les décisions financières nous concernent tous. Tout individu est un jour ou l’autre amené à épargner ou emprunter. La sélection des projets d’investissements et leur financement sont des questions cruciales pour les entrepreneurs ou managers.

Average: 8.4 (7 votes)
Jun 12th 2017

Professor Robert Shiller, 2013 Nobel Prize winner in Economic Sciences, explores the topic of Financial Markets in this eight module course.

Average: 9 (2 votes)
Jun 12th 2017

Markets begins with one of the most common and important elements of the financial system – interest rates. You will learn why interest rates have always been a key barometer in determining the value of everything. You will explore the changing influence of interest rates; the impact of interest rates on consumption, investment and economic growth; and the bizarre realities of negative interest rates.

Average: 6.5 (6 votes)
May 15th 2017

Take a journey around the UK financial marketplace: how has it changed following the financial crisis and subsequent reforms? The dramatic events of the financial crisis in the late 2000s transformed the UK financial services industry. Long established institutions went out of business, others were forced into takeovers and only the intervention of governments worldwide - courtesy of eye-watering financial recovery packages - prevented the banking industry from implosion.

Average: 8.5 (2 votes)
Jan 25th 2017

Learn the fundamentals of finance that are essential for both investors and policymakers. In this IMFx course you will learn, from hands-on demonstrations, how to price different types of bonds, how to calculate different measures of bond yields and how to compare them across different types of instruments. You will become familiar with the term structure of interest rates, a key ingredient in establishing benchmark rates used to price securities in the markets and a valuable tool for monetary policy design and diagnosis.

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Nov 14th 2016

What is risk? This free course examines the financial markets and the role that risk management tools play in the global economy. What is risk? Why does it matter, to us and to the financial markets? What are the principles that drive the management of risk? Can we ensure that these principles are implemented wisely?

Average: 3.7 (3 votes)
Nov 7th 2016

Êtes-vous certain de comprendre le fonctionnement du système financier ? Ce Mooc vous permettra de mieux comprendre le fonctionnement du système financier afin, en tant que citoyen, de pouvoir le questionner et en tant qu’épargnant de pouvoir l’utiliser en confiance en ayant acquis compétence et indépendance.

Average: 5 (1 vote)
Sep 18th 2016

Introduction to the Black-Scholes-Merton model and other mathematical models for pricing financial derivatives and hedging risk in financial markets. This is an introductory course on options and other financial derivatives, and their applications to risk management.

Average: 3.3 (4 votes)
Aug 25th 2016

Gain insights on managing risks, liquidity and solvency, securitization, credit derivatives and regulation in the context of banking and financial markets.

Average: 4.3 (4 votes)
May 19th 2016

Gain insights into the complex and dynamic world of Banking and Financial Markets. Banking and financial markets encompass the ‘ecosystem’ that (a) channelizes money from those who have it (i.e., savers/investors) to those who need it (i.e., borrowers) and (b) facilitate cross-border flow of funds through exchange of currencies.

Average: 6.3 (6 votes)
Feb 23rd 2016

Learn about the structure, principles, instruments and challenges of Islamic finance and capital markets.

Average: 5 (1 vote)