The Economics of the Stock Market

ECN 4284 3 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Undergraduate Quarter
Description Covers the organization of the stock exchange, the highly speculative nature of the stock exchanges, the functions of the exchanges, capital gains, equity, dividends, stock options, splits, and puts and calls. Topics include the crash of 1929, the Great Depression, controls on the stock market, the crash of 1987, contemporary issues, and the Federal Reserve Board.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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