BUS 419 - Information and Global Capital Markets

The objectives of BUS 419 are:

  • Develop familiarity with and understanding of the financial and reporting infrastructure of four regions or clusters of capital markets:
    • Anglo-American capital markets
    • Continental European-type capital markets
    • Latin American-type capital markets
    • Emerging markets-type capital markets
  • Learn to use the financial statements of non-US firms to assess the "quality of earnings" reported in those statements, subject to the limitations of comparability
  • Develop an understanding of the "home bias" in investing
  • Learn the principles of global investor relations on the internet and through other disclosure vehicles

Prerequisites

  • Financial Accounting