Mortgage Backed Securities
This course will introduce you to a variety of the more commonly-encountered types of mortgage-backed securities, pass-through securities, and CMO's, as well as a lot of the concepts used to assess the attractiveness of mortgage-backed securities.
U.S Residential Mortgage Business
This course, covers everything you need to know to be knowledgeable about residential mortgages in the United States: Business and Process Fundamentals Mortgage Analysis: Bringing It All Together Loan Management, Servicing and Securitization
The Securities Trade Lifecycle
This course covers all components of the trade lifecycle; lifecycle processing sequence and processing impact; what causes (and prevents) Straight Through Processing; primary risks and typical mitigating controls; and useful market-wide terminology.
Interest Rate Swaps
This course looks at interest rate swaps in detail. First, swaps in general are introduced, then we will be looking at the structure of the most common type of interest rate swap - the fixed or floating interest rate swap. And more...
Yield Curve Dynamics
This comprehensive course will cover a variety of issues relating to yield curves, their construction, and their use in a variety of analytical applications to assess risk and return.
Introduction to Futures and Options
This course will introduce derivatives in general, to demonstrate the common features of derivatives and how they differ from other sorts of financial instruments. The course then segues into a detailed discussion of how these all work.