[ 572BFINTHEK15 ] KS Financial Theory/Securities

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4 ECTS B2 - Bachelor's programme 2. year Business Administration Teodoro Cocca 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Pre-requisites (*)KS Einführung in die Betriebswirtschaftslehre, KS Einführung in die Volkswirtschaftslehre, KS Kostenrechnung, KS Bilanzierung, KS Buchhaltung und KS Finanzmanagement
Original study plan Bachelor's programme Business and Economics 2021W
Objectives Students will learn about core concepts of stock and bond valuation, technical analyses, behavioral finance, futures, options, and a base understanding of their modes of operation.
Subject Finance theory, risk and portfolio theory, CAPM and weighted average cost of capital, stock evaluation, bond valuation, futures, options
Criteria for evaluation Examination (re-sit examination, if necessary), interactive elements of the "stock market game' and the 'bank dual'
Methods Lecture by instructor
Language German
Study material Core Reading:

  • Compendium, updated PP slides

Supplementary Reading:

  • Achleitner, A.-K. (Hrsg.): Handbuch Investment Banking. Gabler Verlag, Wiesbaden, 3.Auflage, 2002. S. 757 – 783
  • Bodie, Z.; Kane, A.; Marcus, A. J.: Essentials of Investments. McGraw-Hill Verlag, Boston, in der aktuellen Auflage. S. 86 – 88
  • Brealey, R. A.; Myers, S.C.: Principles of Corporate Finance. McGraw-Hill Verlag, Boston, 7. Auflage, 2003. S. 153 – 168
  • Elton, E. J.; Gruber, M. J.; Brown, S. J.; Goetzmann, W. N.: Modern Portfolio Theory and Investment Analysis. Wiley & Sons Verlag, Hoboken, 7. Auflage. S. 82 – 84
  • Goldman Sachs; Volatilitäts-Kompass; S. 6 – 11
  • Hull, J. C.: Options, Futures and other Derivatives. Pearson Prentice Hall Verlag, Upper Saddle River, 6.Auflage. S. 344 – 362.
  • Murphy, J. J.: Technische Analyse der Finanzmärkte. Finanzbuchverlag, München, 1999. S. 21 – 81
  • Shiller, R. J.: Irrational Exuberance; Random House Inc. Verlag, 2000. S. 171 – 190
  • Spremann, K.: Portfoliomanagement. Oldenbourg Verlag, München, 3.Auflage, 2006. S. 1 - 36, 359 – 398
  • Tolle, S.; Hutter, B.: Rüthemann, P.; Wohlwend, H.: Strukturierte Produkte in der Vermögensverwaltung. Verlag Neue Zürcher Zeitung, 2005. S 54 – 61
  • Volkart, R.: Corporate Finance. Grundlagen von Finanzierung und Investition. Versus Verlag, Zürich, 2. Auflage, 2006. S. 220 - 244, 481 - 527, 574 - 576, 597 – 600.
  • Zimmermann, H.: Finance compact. Verlag Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Zürich, 2003. S. 237 - 267, 283 – 287
Changing subject? No
Further information The course is offered during both Winter Semester and Summer Semester
Earlier variants They also cover the requirements of the curriculum (from - to)
2BFWKS2: KS Financial Theory/Securities (2001W-2015S)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 200
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority