Fundamental Financial Math
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# Fundamental Financial Math

A guide to the building blocks of Financial Math, with in-depth analysis and examples.
4.4 (14 ratings)
447 students enrolled
Created by Paul Siegel
Last updated 2/2014
English
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Includes:
• 2.5 hours on-demand video
• Access on mobile and TV
• Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
• You'll understand the relationship between price and yield on fixed income securities
• You'll understand interest rate and pricing conventions for fixed income instruments
• You'll be able to explain different day count and compounding conventions used in fixed income securities
• You'll be able to understand the dramatic difference between yield to maturity and realized rate of return
• You'll be able to determine the price of both coupon bearing and zero coupon bonds
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Requirements
• A financial calculator is recommended to get the most out of this course.
• Knowledge of the English language.
Description

This course will introduce you to a wide variety of calculations and related concepts that are used by financial market participants in a wide variety of applications - calculating prices, rates of return, and yields for example. These concepts and more will be discussed.

This course consists of 15 modules, broken out into 3 sections:

• Interest Rate Conventions and Time Value of Money
• Debt Security Pricing
• Bond Yields and Rates of Return

The course contains approximately 2 and a half hours of video content, and supplementary PDF files of the instructor's presentation are included to help participants follow along.

Who is the target audience?
• All levels of participants are encouraged to take this course.
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Curriculum For This Course
15 Lectures
02:28:49
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Interest Rate Conventions and Time Value of Money
6 Lectures 01:03:13

Instructor Doug Carroll introduces the topic of Fundamental Financial Math and discusses Interest Rates and Yields.

Preview 10:38

Instructor Doug Carroll discusses interest rates and rates of return.

Interest Rates and Rates of Return
10:32

Instructor Doug Carroll discusses interest rate conventions and time value of money - part 1 of 2.

Interest Rate Conventions and Time Value of Money Part 1
09:51

Instructor Doug Carroll discusses interest rate conventions and time value of money - part 2 of 2.

Interest Rate Conventions and Time Value of Money Part 2
10:43

Instructor Doug Carroll discusses compound interest.

Compound Interest
10:58

Instructor Doug Carroll discusses time value of money and bond pricing.

Time Value of Money and Bond Pricing
10:31
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Debt Security Pricing
5 Lectures 48:42

Instructor Doug Carroll discusses the pricing of zero coupon bonds.

Preview 09:00

Instructor Doug Carroll discusses the pricing of coupon bonds.

Pricing Coupon Bonds
11:14

Instructor Doug Carroll discusses and compares bond pricing versus bond valuation.

Bond Pricing Versus Bond Valuation
08:34

Instructor Doug Carroll discusses pricing discount securities.

Pricing Discount Securities
10:09

Instructor Doug Carroll discusses discount rates versus bond equivalent yield.

Discount Rates Versus Bond Equivalent Yield
09:45
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Bond Yields and Rates of Return
4 Lectures 36:54

Instructor Doug Carroll discusses bond yields.

Bond Yields
09:55

Instructor Doug Carroll discusses yield to maturity.

Yield to Maturity
09:03

Instructor Doug Carroll discusses and analyzes yield to maturity versus rate of return.

Yield to Maturity Versus Rate of Return
10:06

Instructor Doug Carroll discusses the yield to maturity as an expression of current value, and concludes the course.

Yield to Maturity as an Expression of Current Value
07:50