Introduction to the environment of international financial management and financial analytics. The course includes the balance of payments, foreign exchange markets, parity conditions in the foreign exchange market, derivatives, selected investment topics, and financial analytics. Presentation of stock valuations, mergers and acquisitions and investment analysis, using discounted cash flow analysis and modern portfolio theory. Students are also exposed to options and forward contracts, which are important hedging securities. Introduction to financial analytics and multivariate statistical models. Case studies are included and students are organized into teams.
BUS 454 International Financial Management/Financial Analytics