15.439 Investment Management
Focuses on implementing successful investment strategies - blending academic finance with the practice of investment management employed by the world's most sophisticated (quantitative) investors. Covers the dynamics of behavioral finance and their effects on markets; investment strategies in current use, and how to build and test your own quantitative strategies; portfolio construction and trading, considering transaction costs, risk management, and efficient trade execution; and current trends and regulatory changes. Includes guest lecturers. Requires an understanding of basic statistical and financial concepts.
15.439 will be offered this semester (Spring 2019). It is instructed by M. Rothman.
Lecture occurs 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Mondays in E51-335.
This class counts for a total of 9 credits.
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