This module has two main goals: it serves as a repetition of content students should already be familiar with as well as an application by transferring formulas into action. We rely on Excel, VBA, and MATLAB as software packages and cover basic concepts from B.Sc. studies as well as CFA Level I content. First and foremost, the essential time value of money, followed by applications in risk management as well as asset pricing, e.g. bonds, derivatives, and portfolios. By the end of this course, the participants are able to remember and to understand these basic concepts and they learned to apply these concepts on real data. Weiterlesen
The Expected Shortfall is a risk measure, which is also known as Conditional Value-at-Risk. It adds to the VaR since it determines the expected loss in case the probability level is exceeded.
Value-at-Risk is a common risk measure in the financial industry. Based on a real time series, I show how to determine the VaR empirically and analytically using the assumption of normal distributed returns.
How many shares are necessary for a well-diversified portfolio? Applying the concept of naïve diversification, we try to answer this particular question.
Wie viele Aktien benötigt man eigentlich für ein diversifiziertes Portfolio? Anhand des Konzeptes der Naiven Diversifikation betrachten wir diese Frage genauer.