Finance and capital markets

About Course

Learn about compound interest, finance and investing for beginners.


This course will teach you all about finance and capital markets. Compound interest basics. Interest is the basis of modern <em>finance and capital markets</em>. Depending on whether you are lending or borrowing, it can be viewed as a return …

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What Will I Learn?

  • Compounding Interest
  • Investing
  • Money management
  • Financial planning

Topics for this course

379 Lessons22h

Interest and debt

Compound interest introduction6:38
The rule of 72 for compound interest
Interest basics
Introduction to interest
Interest (part 2)
Credit cards and loans
Annual percentage rate (APR) and effective APR
Institutional roles in issuing and processing credit cards
Payday loans
Continuous compound interest and e
𝑒 and compound interest
𝑒 as a limit
Formula for continuously compounding interest
Present value
Time value of money
Introduction to present value
Present value 2
Present value 3
Present value 4 (and discounted cash flow)
Personal bankruptcy
Personal bankruptcy: Chapters 7 and 13




Accounting and financial statements

Stocks and bonds

Investment vehicles, insurance, and retirement

Money, banking and central banks

Options, swaps, futures, MBSs, CDOs, and other derivatives

About the instructors

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45 Courses

181 students


Material Includes

  • Taxes
  • Interest and Debt
  • Housing
  • Inflation
  • Accounting and financial statements
  • Stocks and bonds
  • Investment vehicles

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