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BUSI 640 Homepage

Fall 2003 - College Park Click here for Syllabus in MS word format.

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Discussion Database use BLACKBOARD Blackboard

Important Internet Links:
* Wall Street Journal On-Line Get stock data & WSJ articles. (To subscribe click here)
*Good Finance WWW sites: Web Sites
*Get Historical Stock Price Data:

Data for Nasdaq listed companies
(Enter stock symbol, Select: Get Info Quotes, charting, enter time period (do not use intraday), Left click on graph)
Microsoft Investor: Data for NYSE & Nasdaq listed companies
(Enter stock symbol, Select: Quotes, Select Period, Export Data using "File" )

*Interest Rates (Current & Historical) from the FED: The Federal Reserve Board
*Annual Reports from the SEC: Securities & Exchange Commission
*Finance Department Home Page: Finance Department
*Mayer Stock Fund at the R.H. Smith School: The Mayer Stock Fund
*MBS Finance Association: MBS Finance Association.
*Ibbotson Research and Data     A good source for both finance data and current finance research!


Job Resources:

*Banks (Jobs!)
*Stock Exchanges
*Investment Banks

Lecture Notes Online in Adobe pdf format: Get Adobe Viewer (click here).

*Introduction
*Time Value of Money
*Basic Bond Valuation
*Introduction to Stocks
*Capital Budgeting Notes
*Corporate Strategy and Value Creation
*External Financing Needed (EFN)
*Risk, Return & Capital Market History
*Security Market Line Notes
*Weighted Ave. Cost of Capital Notes
*Market Efficiency Notes
*Capital Structure Notes
*Dividend Policy Notes
*Options Notes
*International Finance Notes


Note: Free copies of the Adobe Acrobat Viewer can be obtained at: Adobe.


Practice Tests & Problem Sets:

Problem Set #1, MS Word format
Problem Set #1 Solution, MS Word format
Problem Set #2, MS Word format
Problem Set #2 Solution, MS Word format
Problem Set #3, MS Word format
Problem Set #3 Solution, MS Word format
Extra WACC problems (with solutions), MS Word format
Problem Set #4, MS Word format
Problem Set #4 Solution, MS Word format
Problem Set #5, MS Word format
Problem Set #5 Solution, MS Word format

Practice Midterm, MS Word format
Practice Midterm Answers, MS Word format

Practice Final, MS Word format
Solutions to Practice Final, MS Word format


Exhibits for cases (Excel Format):

DuPont TiO2 case exhibits

Warren Buffet case exhibits

Sealed Air case exhibits

Dell Computer case exhibits

BMGT 741 - Advanced Corporate Finance. Click here to see Syllabus.



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