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Beyond Fundamental Analysis, Charting, The Underlying Logic, Line Chart, Bar Charts, Point And Figure Charts, Candlestick Chart, A Support Level.

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What Is Technical Analysis?, A Framework For Technical Analysis, Charts Of Price Patterns, Moving Average.

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Technical Indicators, Indicators With Economic Justification, Mutual Fund Cash Position, Confidence Index, Advance-Decline Line, Relative Strength Ratio, Closing Thoughts On Indicators.

429 Views

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342 Views

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545 Views

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Company Analysis, Fundamental Analysis, Reported Earnings.

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291 Views

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257 Views

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Portfolio Theory, Dealing With Uncertainty, Probability Distributions, Calculating Expected Return For A Security, Calculating Risk For A Security, Portfolio Expected Return.

278 Views

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Asset Pricing Model, Capital Market Theory, The Equilibrium Return-Risk Tradeoff, The Capital Market Line, The Market Portfolio, The Separation Theorem, The Security Market Line, Capm's Expected Return-Beta Relationship.

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Portfolio Management, Formulate An Appropriate Investment Policy, Establishing A Portfolio Risk Level, Inflation Considerations, Constraints And Preferences, Tax Considerations, Legal And Regulatory Requirements, Determine And Quantify Capital Market Expectations, Rate Of Return Assumptions, The Asset Allocation Decision, Strategic Asset Allocation, Tactical Asset Allocation, Changes In Investor's Circumstances, Rebalancing The Portfolio, Performance Measurement.

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Framework For Evaluating Portfolio Performance, Differential Risk Levels, Differential Time Periods, Appropriate Benchmarks, Constraints On Portfolio Managers, Return And Risk Considerations, Measures Of Return, Dollar-Weighted Returns, Time-Weighted Returns, Risk Measures, Risk-Adjusted Measures Of Performance, The Sharpe Performance Measure, The Treynor Performance Measure, Comparing The Sharpe And Treynor Measures, Measuring Diversification, Jensen's Differential Return Measure, Problems With Portfolio Measurement, Issues In Performance Evaluation, Performance Attribution.

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The Role Of Derivative Assets, The Rationale For Derivative Assets, Derivative Assets And The News, Risk Of Derivative Assets, Listed Vs. Over-The-Counter Derivatives.

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How To Hedge With Futures, The Short (Sell) Hedge, The Long (Buy) Hedge, Speculators, Financial Futures, Stock Index Futures, Foreign Currency Futures, Index Arbitrage And Program Trading.

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Interest Rate Futures, Short Hedges, Long Hedges.

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Uses Of Derivatives, Risk Transfer, Risk Management, Financial Leverage, Income Generation, Financial Engineering, The Origin Of An Option, The Options Market, Why Options Market?, Exercise (Strike) Price, Expiration Date, Option Premium, The Mechanics Of Trading, The Options Exchanges, The Clearing Corporation, The Clearing Corporation.

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Investment Alternatives, Categories Of Stock, Types Of Orders, The Cash-Flow Statement, Ratio Analysis, Investing Indirectly, Closed-End Investment Companies, Open-End Investment Companies (Mutual Funds), The Passive Strategy, Buy-And-Hold Strategy, The Active Strategy, Degrees Of Informational Efficiency, Sources Of Risk, Markowitz Portfolio Theory, Uses Of Derivatives.