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On this page I will post important information that I want everyone in the class to be aware of. I suggest that you check this page on a regular basis for announcements of interest and importance.

11/23 – Here is what you can expect to see on our Final Exam. I will briefly discuss this at the start of class on Tuesday.

11/23 – Here are the final Stock Trak Rankings. Congratulations to Fang’s Fund, the winning team.

11/22 – Here is a WSJ article on the Eurodollar Futures Contracts we have been learning about and how LIBOR might be replaced with Repo Rates as the variable rate that is traded. You can sign in to WSJ online with your Tulane username and password.

11/11 – Here are the Stock Trak Rankings as of mid-day on Monday Nov. 11. We still have some work to do to beat the S&P.

10/28 – Here are the latest Stock-Trak Rankings. Let’s see if we can get at least one team to outperform the S&P 500!

10/24 – I have placed two copies of the book, “Fixed Income Analysis” on Reserve in the Business School Library on the 3rd floor. Most of what we are covering during the rest of this course is found in that book. It is the official Fixed Income textbook of the CFA Institute. Feel free to check it out for a couple of days to get a better perspective of this material.

10/23 – Where will you be in a few years?? Randy Giveans was a student of mine in this course 11 years ago. He is now an analyst for Jefferies in Houston. Here he was being interviewed on CNBC this week.

9/24 – There is an opportunity to compete in a nation-wide Stock-Trak Challenge that starts on Monday. For details, click here.

9/18 – Here is what you can expect on our Midterm Exam on Friday October 18. 

9/17 – Here are the results of the Stock Trak competition through Monday Sept. 16.

9/3 – Our midterm exam will be from 1:00 pm until 5:00 pm on Friday October 18. The day was on the syllabus, but the time wasn’t.

8/27 – I understand that there was a small typo in the link for the Stock Trak signup page. I have corrected it on the assignment. Here is the correct link:



The cases that are required to be read for this class can be purchased directly from Harvard Business Publishing. To do so, go to https://hbsp.harvard.edu/registration/student/   and register for a student account. After you have done this, you will be able to purchase your course pack from the following link:  https://hbsp.harvard.edu/import/652353   The cost of the course pack is $21.25.                                 

I suggest that you print out the course syllabus and the class notes (for the first class) prior to our first class.