This module analyses, at both a theoretical and practical level, the process of investment in financial marketplaces. The first half of the component explores how financial markets operate and how securities are sold and bought. The trade-off between higher average returns and more `risky’ pay-offs is then discussed. The problem of identifying an optimal investment strategy given values about the possibility distribution of profits, is also addressed. Other issues considered include the informational efficiency of financial markets and systematic pricing failures, the role of behavioral biases, and the relative usefulness of fundamental analysis and technical analysis in predicting price movements.

Students are also required to complete projects involving the collection and analysis of financial data. Corporate Finance, Hillier, D. J., Ross, S. A., Westerfield, R. W., Jaffe, J., and Jordan, B. D., 3rd model, London: McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2016. (Earlier editions will also suffice). This component does not believe previous knowledge of financial economics and generally the level of mathematics and figures does not expand beyond SF Maths and Stats. Students should take note, however, that this is an analytical economics module that makes continuous use of tools derived from statistical and mathematical concepts.

50 This estimate is dependent on an estimate of the full total savings resulting from reductions in the expenses of observing these investment companies, and the costs to traders of inefficient asset allocation. 51 An additional 11,922 investment companies and group of investment companies would fall within this is of “Fund” in the guideline but are unlikely to be significantly affected by the rule. Almost all these 11,922 investment companies and series are UITs or UIT offerings that are largely exempted from the 80% investment requirement with a grandfather provision.

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53 These quotes of the price for an investment company to change its name or the name of one of its series derive from information provided to the personnel by a sizable mutual fund complex. An investment company that changes the name of one of its series might need to provide a prospectus dietary supplement or “sticker” to shareholders. 25 per shareholder to print and mail. 55 An investment company that changes its 80% investment policy would also be asked to change its name, as essential to comply with certain requirements of the rule 35d-1 in light of its new investment policy. 7,000. See supra notice 53 and accompanying text.

56 See Section V., infra. The income rate used is dependant on salary information for the securities industry compiled by the Securities Industry Association. See Securities Industry Association, Report on Management & Professional Earnings in the Securities Industry 1999 (Sept. 25 per shareholder. See supra take note 53. We calculate that the notice that would be provided to shareholders of a change in the investment plan will be a similarly brief document.

61 For purposes of identifying the existing quantity of registered investment companies and the number of small entities in this evaluation, the Commission did not count a series of an investment company as an entity individual from the investment company. Many investment companies have multiple series. Thus, the full total of registered investment companies (4,387) is significantly smaller than the full total of investment companies and series that could fall within this is of “Fund” under the rule (8,675). See supra be aware 51 and accompanying text messages. 62 The Commission also used this 83% amount to compute the amount of open-end and closed-end management investment companies and series that have descriptive titles. See supra note 51 and accompanying text.