Investment Portfolios, Derivative Securities, and Risk Measures

STATS237P

Stanford School of Humanities and Sciences


Investment Portfolios, Derivative Securities, and Risk Measures

Description

Asset returns and their volatilities. Markowitz portfolio theory, capital asset pricing model, multifactor pricing models. Measures of market risk and statistical models and methods for their estimation and backtesting. Financial derivatives and hedging. Black-Scholes pricing of European options and implied volatilities.

Prerequisites

Familiarity with theory of probability (Stanford Course STATS116) or equivalent.

A conferred Bachelor’s degree with an undergraduate GPA of 3.3 or better.

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