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GMAN 322: Efficient Markets Assignment

I have posted two videos below. One is of Benoit Mandelbrot, a mathematician who passed away not too long ago. Here is a brief bio (and there’s more in the video): Mandelbrot has been called a visionary[20] and a maverick.[21] His…

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UGBA 113: Homework due 10/6

From the ‘Bonds’ handout , please do: 5-9, 5-10, 5-16 and 5-21. Also, as I said in class, you need to replicate Table 4-6 from the ‘Duration and Convexity’ handout, using Excel.’ Finally, if you haven’t already done so, please download…

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GMAN 322: Are Markets Efficient?

Two videos on the Financial Times website show interviews with Burton Malkiel, and Benoit Mandelbrot (a famous mathematician). Both take slightly different views on efficient markets. Here are links to the two videos*: Malkiel Mandelbrot The two may not seem…

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Welcome GMAN 322 Students.

It was nice meeting you all last night, and I look forward to our quarter together. A couple of things to get done before the next class: Register for this class (GMAN 322) at smcmba.com. Please do this ASAP, so I…

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FAIM 608: HW 7 Changes + Solutions

HW 7 solutions are now posted. Please note the following: Do Problem 11.9, and NOT 11.10. The latter is about  pricing puts using binomial trees, which we did not talk about. (If you’re interested, however, the only difference is that…

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Posted Stuff

In class on Tuesday we looked at a lot of pictures from the IMF World Economic Outlook report. We’ll look at some more today. The report  is a big document, painstakingly put together, and 250 pages long. If you’re interested…

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An Assignment + Deglobalization (Handout)

I’ve posted lecture notes for today, an assignment (due next Wed/Thurs), answers to last week’s assignment and a new handout on ‘Deglobalization’ from The Economist that we are going to talk about in class. An excerpt: THE economic meltdown has…

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Irving Fisher + Things Posted

I’ve posted an answer key for Exam 3, yesterday’s lecture notes, and a new assignment (due next week – 4/22, 23) on Chapter 7. Also, I’ve posted an interesting article from an Economist from February of this year, on Irving…

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Welcome Back

I trust all of you had a good break. I have posted lecture notes for tomorrow and an assignment on Chapter 8 due next week, in the usual places to the right. Be Sociable, Share!

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