This course provides an overview of various financial asset classes like the Stock / Bond markets, Mutual Funds, ETFs, Metals etc.
This course provides an overview of various financial asset classes like the Stock and Bond markets, Mutual Funds, Precious metals like Gold and silver, Oil, Commodities, Currencies and Foreign exchange, as well as Derivatives like Index Futures, Options and Credit default swaps (and the role they played in the 2008 crisis). The “Intro to Financial Markets” course looks at various examples from 2000 to 2011 to understand how certain asset classes are correlated and how certain asset classes are inversely correlated. Also covers Private Equity, Venture Capital etc.
Intended Audience: This course is an (advanced) introduction to financial markets. Ideal for a newcomer to Investing and Trading.