MIT 15.401 Finance Theory I, Fall 2008

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Instructor: Andrew Lo

This course provides a rigorous introduction to the fundamentals of modern financial analysis and applications to business challenges in valuation, risk analysis, corporate investment decisions, and basic security analysis and investment management. The four major sections of the course are: (A) an introduction to the financial system, the financial challenges firms and households face, and the principles of modern finance in tackling these challenges; (B) valuation of stocks, bonds, forwards, futures, and options; (C) methods for incorporating risk analysis into valuation models, including portfolio theory, mean-variance optimization, and the Capital Asset Pricing Model; and (D) applications to corporate financial decisions, including capital budgeting and real options.

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Chapter 1: MIT 15.401 Finance Theory I, Fall 2008

  • Lesson 1
    Ses 1: Introduction and Cou…
    01:07:13
  • Lesson 2
    Ses 2: Present Value Relati…
    01:15:56
  • Lesson 3
    Ses 3: Present Value Relati…
    01:20:15
  • Lesson 4
    Ses 4: Present Value Relati…
    01:11:57
  • Lesson 5
    Ses 5: Fixed-Income Securit…
    01:19:19
  • Lesson 6
    Ses 6: Fixed-Income Securit…
    01:19:55
  • Lesson 7
    Ses 7: Fixed-Income Securit…
    01:15:57
  • Lesson 8
    Ses 8: Equities
    01:15:31
  • Lesson 9
    Ses 9: Forward and Futures …
    01:19:13
  • Lesson 10
    Ses 10: Forward and Futures…
    01:19:51
  • Lesson 11
    Ses 11: Options II
    58:53
  • Lesson 12
    Ses 12: Options III & Risk …
    01:07:02
  • Lesson 13
    Ses 13: Risk and Return II …
    01:18:37
  • Lesson 14
    Ses 14: Portfolio Theory II
    01:20:40
  • Lesson 15
    Ses 15: Portfolio Theory II…
    01:18:34
  • Lesson 16
    Ses 16: The CAPM and APT II
    01:15:25
  • Lesson 17
    Ses 17: The CAPM and APT II…
    01:20:28
  • Lesson 18
    Ses 18: Capital Budgeting I…
    01:19:50
  • Lesson 19
    Ses 19: Efficient Markets II
    01:20:10

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