Financial Markets

Undergrad Course, Wenlan School of Business, ZUEL, 2022

Lecture Notes

Lecture Slides 1

Lecture Slides 1 covers Part 1: Introduction in the textbook.

Lecture Slides 2

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Lecture Slides 2 covers Chapter 4: The Meaning of Interest Rates

Lecture Slides 3

Lecture Slides 3 covers Chapter 5: The Bahavior of Interest Rates

Lecture Slides 4

Lecture Slides 4 covers Chapter 6: The Risk and Term Structure of Interest Rates

Lecture Slides 5

Lecture Slides 5 covers Chapter 7: The Stock Market, the Theory of Rational Expectations, and the Efficient Market Hypothesis

Lecture Slides 6

Lecture Slides 6 covers Chapter 8: An Economic Analysis of Financial Structure

Lecture Slides 7

Lecture Slides 7 covers Chapter 9 & Chapter 12

Lecture Slides 8

Lecture Slides 8 covers The Money Markets

Lecture Slides 9

Lecture Slides 9 covers The Bond Markets

Homework

Homework 1

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Homework 2

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Homework 3

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Class Requirements

I. Homework (30%)

You will have 4-6 HW assignments throughout this semester.

HW can be done in groups but each of you need to turn in your own HW.

HW deadlines are HARD deadlines. If you do not have a good reason (e.g. medical emergency), I will deduct 10-50 points based on how late your HW is turned in.

II. Final Exam (70%)

I may curve your score based on the performance of the whole class.

Relax, I will not lower your score unless you are caught cheating in the exam.