UT Dallas 2014 Graduate Catalog

FIN6360 - Options and Futures Markets

FIN 6360 Options and Futures Markets (3 semester credit hours) Examines the valuation of derivative securities such as options and futures contracts, as well as the use of these instruments in managing business and financial risks. The topics to be covered include pricing of futures contracts, swaps, and options, the use of derivative instruments in hedging, portfolio insurance, exotic options, and the valuation of options on debt instruments. Prerequisite: FIN 6306. (3-0) Y