Fundamentals of US Capital Markets

Fundamentals of US Capital Markets

Online interactive course

Fundamentals of US Capital Markets Fundamentals of US Capital Markets 119.99
Fundamentals of US Capital Markets 5Global Finance School
BORN IN THE U$A: ENRICH YOUR KNOWLEDGE OF THE AMERICAN WORLD OF FINANCE AND HOW IT AFFECTS GLOBAL ECONOMY.
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ABOUT THIS COURSE

What is this course about?

Upon learning about the fundamentals of US Capital Markets, you will soon realize that the United States is instrumental to world finance. When a business needs something built, like telephone lines, office buildings, trains, ships and so on, they will oftentimes turn to the US market for help. In this course, you will pick up valuable information on things like: how Wall Street operates, the American Depositary and how traders make their money. We will also discuss the three major types of bonds: municipal, government and corporate. If you are looking for a fundamentals of US Capital Markets course that is designed to help you understand how Wall Street works, this is it.

Who is this course for?

Students, economists, beginner traders and investors.

What are the prerequisites for taking this course?

No prior knowledge is required.

What will I achieve by taking this course?

  • Understand how Wall Street and the financial markets work.
  • Gain a grasp on how the government regulates the stock trade.
  • Learn and comprehend what the three major types of bonds are.
  • Understand what goes into opening an investment account.

SYLLABUS

Introduction
Welcome To Wall Street
A Quick Glance at the Financial Market
The Stock Market
The Bond Market
The Currency Market
The Money market
Popular Financial Instruments
60 Mins
Introduction - Quiz
30 Mins
The Stock Market Lesson A
The American Stock Market
The Ticker symbol
Stock Exchanges
The New York Stock Exchange
The NASDAQ
The NASDAQ Top 10
Trade Volume
The Amex
The Major Exchanges Market Cap
Regional Exchanges
Over the Counter (OTC) Trading
60 Mins
The Stock Market Lesson B
Stock Indices
S&P 500
The NASDAQ Index
Additional Stock Indecies
Indices or Investment Managers?
Analyst Recommendations
Profit Forecasts
American Depository Receipts - ADR
60 Mins
The Stock Market - Quiz
30 Mins
The Stock Market Lesson C
Regulating the Stock Trade
Initial Public Offering - IPO
Practical Terms
Appendix: The European Stock Exchange
Europe - Wide Stock Indices
Global Stock Indices
60 Mins
Exchange Traded Funds
Exchange Traded Funds -ETF
Fund Names
Assets Per Share
Share Price of an Ordinary Mutual Fund (Not Tradable)
Assets Per Share for a Index Linked ETF
Trading Fund Shares
In Practice, a Share Price is Linked to its asset Value
A visual Demonstration of the Connection Between the Share price and the Target Index
An Empirical Study of the Differences Between share Prices and Asset Value
Advantages of Investing in ETF's
Historical Backround
Major Brand Names
Spiders-SPDRs
Qubes
Diamonds
Holders
IShares
Fund Names
Useful Websites
60 Mins
Exchange Traded Funds - Quiz
30 Mins
The Bond Market
The Global Bond market
The American Bond Market
Practical Terms
Risks Accompanying Bonds
The American Interest Rate
The History of the Creation of the FRB
The Interest Rate
Bond Ratings
Bond Categories
Voluntary Ratings
Do Ratings Work?
The Difference Between Bond and Credit Rating
Bond Indices
Corporate Bonds
Government Bonds
Treasury Bills - T-Bills
Trasury Notes - T-Notes
Special Government Bonds
Treasury Auctions
Treasury Direct
Municipal Bonds
MBS- Mortgage-Backed Securities
Useful Websites
60 Mins
The Bond Market - Quiz
30 Mins
The Players in the Market
Investment Houses
Infrastructure Companies
Traders
Specialists
Service Providers
Regulators
60 Mins
The Players In The Market - Quiz
30 Mins
The Mutual Fund Industry - Lesson A SCORM package
The American Mutual Fund Industry
Advantages in Investing in Mutual Funds
Some History
Sorting Funds by Investment Sector
Equity Funds
Mutual Funds by Purpose and Risk Level
Mutual Funds by Size of Held Companies
Mutual Funds by Geographical Location of Held Companies
Index funds
Sector Funds
Fixed Income funds
Hybrid Funds
Money Market Funds
Practical Terms
Mutual Fund Fees
60 Mins
The Mutual Fund Industry - Lesson B
Two Kinds of Mutual Funds
Expense Ratio
Fund Prospectus
Numerical Example
The Importance of Fees for an Investor
Fund Ratings
Morningstar Ratings
Fund Categories
Mutual Fund Managers
Janus Mutual funds
The Best Funds according to Forbes
Hedge Funds
Useful Websites
60 Mins
The Mutual Fund Industry - Quiz
30 Mins
Real Estate Investment
Advantages of REIT Classification
Historical Background
REITs - Real Estate Investment Trusts
The Five Biggest REITs
Advantages of Investing in REITS
REIT Indices
60 Mins
Real Estate Investment - Quiz
30 Mins
Structured Financial Products
Structured Deposits
The Advantages of Structured Products
Structured Bonds
Differences Between Structured Deposits and Structured Bonds
The LIBOR Interest Rate
60 Mins
Structured Financial Products - Quiz
60 Mins
A Quick Glance At The Derivatives Market
Deritives
CBOT - The Chicago Board of Trade
CME - The Chicago Mercantile Exchange
Long Term Options
60 Mins
A Quick Glance At The Derivatives Market - Quiz
30 Mins
Opening An Investment Account
Brokers Types
Full-Service Brokers
Discount Brokers
Online Brokers
Account Types
Fees
Comparing Fees
Protecting Investors
60 Mins

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Certificate of Completion
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Fundamentals of US Capital Markets

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Online interactive course

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