Robert A. Kunkel

Associate Professor of Finance

28-733 Money and Capital Markets

Do you want to learn more about mutual funds, Roth IRAs, retirement plans, and other topics in financial markets?  If so, then this course is for you!  This course addresses those issues and more by taking an in-depth look at how capital is allocated via the financial system.

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       Discussing current events related to the financial markets will be an integral part of the course.  To help facilitate discussion, we will use the Wall Street Journal and John Bogleís recent book, Common Sense on Mutual Funds: New Imperatives for the Intelligent Investor. Bogle is the Founder and Chairman of the Vanguard Group, which is the second largest investment company in the world and has almost $600 billion under management.  If you have little knowledge of financial markets and want to learn more, this course is for you!