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Gross, David Michael Senior Instructor

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Research

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  • Investments and Portfolio Risk Analysis, Fixed Income Securities, Derivative Securities, Corporate Finance

Teaching

courses taught

  • FNCE 3010 - Corporate Finance
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Covers the theory and practices governing the management of capital in a business firm. Examines the determinants of capital requirements, methods of obtaining capital, problems of internal financial management and methods of financial analysis.
  • FNCE 3030 - Investment and Portfolio Management
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Develops modern portfolio theory and applies it to pricing both individual assets and portfolios of assets. Topics include Markowitz portfolio selection model, capital asset pricing model, arbitrage pricing theory, bonds, portfolio performance measurement, and issues of market efficiency. Formerly FNCE 4030.
  • FNCE 4835 - Fixed Income Securities
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Provides a working knowledge of fixed income securities, primary and secondary fixed income and interest rate markets, bond credit analysis, credit default swaps and bond portfolio management strategies. The institutional details of government, corporate and municipal fixed income securities and markets will be covered. Also covered will be corporate credit analysis and credit default swaps and, finally, bond portfolio management strategies.
  • MBAX 6220 - Investment Management and Analysis
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Covers managing investment portfolios by blending academic theories and evidence with practitioner experience. Topics include risk and return relationships, securities, value theory (capital asset, arbitrage, and option pricing), portfolios, and performance evaluations.
  • MBAX 6221 - Investment Management & Analysis
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Covers managing investment portfolios by blending academic theories and evidence with practitioner experience. Topics include risk and return relationships, securities, value theory (capital asset, arbitrage, and option pricing), portfolios, and performance evaluations.
  • MBAX 6260 - Fixed Income Investing
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Fixed income securities are those that nominally promise a fixed stream of payments. They include government and corporate long and short term debt issues that far exceed the amount of corporate stock issues, as well as long term personal debt (i.e.,home mortgages). Develops practical analytical tools for describing risk and return in fixed income securities, the markets where they are traded, and their purchase and management by financial intermediaries. This course will utilize the Bloomberg Lab to provide students with real world fixed income security analysis.
  • MSBC 5060 - Corporate Finance
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    Analyzes the implications of modern finance theory for the major decisions faced by corporate financial managers. Develops the basic skills necessary to apply financial concepts to the various problems faced by a firm. Includes capital budgeting, capital structure, long term financing, short term financial management and financial planning topics.

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