Investing 101: Asset Classes
- 1 hour on-demand video
- Full lifetime access
- Access on mobile and TV
- Certificate of Completion
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- Asset Classes
- Stocks & Shares
- Fixed Income (Bonds)
- Mutual Funds
- Derivatives (Futures & Options)
- Cryptocurrencies & Tokens
- No prerequisites. This is an introductory course.
What can I invest in? This course introduces you to a range of asset classes: stocks, bonds, REITs, mutual funds, commodities etc. Understand what they are, how they work, their subtypes (eg. growth vs value stocks; corporate vs government bonds) and how to fit them into your investment portfolio. Whether you are a beginner investor or someone interested in learning about asset classes you are unfamiliar with, this course equips you with the fundamentals to answer the opening question “What can I invest in?”
Stocks & Shares
Fixed Income (Bonds)
Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)
Cryptocurrencies & Tokens
- Beginner investors interested to understand the range of asset classes that they can invest in
Understand the different types of stocks and shares (private vs public, growth vs value, dividend, blue-chip and penny stocks)
Introduction to REITs, its benefits and parameters to consider in selecting which specific REIT to invest in.
Introduction to the different types of mutual funds (open-end, close-end, UITs etc.) and their advantages and disadvantages.