NBA 5980

NBA 5980

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

Behavioral Finance studies financial market phenomena that occur when some market participants are not fully rational. This course introduces the conceptual framework of behavioral finance and investor psychology and then applies the framework to issues in stock market investing, real estate investing, and banking. Topics include: (1) investor psychological biases and irrational trading behavior; (2) limits of arbitrage and the risk of leveraged convergence trading; (3) predictability of stock market returns; (4) behavioral finance trading strategies (including value, momentum, size, earnings quality, corporate governance, and others); (5) stock market and real estate bubbles; and (6) credit booms and financial crises.

When Offered Spring.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 1.5 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 14504NBA 5980  LEC 001

  • ** S/U or Letter Grade Only - NO AUDITS ALLOWED ** Deadline for Changing Grade Option: 4:00pm on February 18th Add/Drop Dates: Johnson Students – January 14th at 8:00am to January 28th at 4:00pm. You may add or drop a first-half class after January 28th with permission of the faculty. A late fee of $100.00 will be charged for each add or drop transaction. If you are dropping after February 18th you will also receive a "W" on your transcript in addition to the late fees. Non-Johnson students may add themselves to the waitlists during their enrollment periods, however Johnson Students have priority into the classes and non-Johnsons will be enrolled: 1) IF seats are still available after Johnson students complete their enrollment period and 2) IF the instructor allows.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 1.5 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 14505NBA 5980  LEC 002

  • ** S/U or Letter Grade Only - NO AUDITS ALLOWED ** Deadline for Changing Grade Option: 4:00pm on February 18th Add/Drop Dates: Johnson Students – January 14th at 8:00am to January 28th at 4:00pm. You may add or drop a first-half class after January 28th with permission of the faculty. A late fee of $100.00 will be charged for each add or drop transaction. If you are dropping after February 18th you will also receive a "W" on your transcript in addition to the late fees. Non-Johnson students may add themselves to the waitlists during their enrollment periods, however Johnson Students have priority into the classes and non-Johnsons will be enrolled: 1) IF seats are still available after Johnson students complete their enrollment period and 2) IF the instructor allows.