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    University of Virginia
   
 
  Dec 17, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Record 2006-2007 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

COMM 570 - Financial Trading


This course examines the nature and influence of trading on financial market prices. Particular attention is directed to the role of noise in financial markets; the psychology of participants in financial markets; the identification of potential profitable trading opportunities; back office processing of trades; the management of the trading function; and artificial neural networks and AI expert trading systems. Mock pit trading sessions are held to give firsthand experience in simulated pit trading environments and illustrate some of the skills necessary for successful trading. (IR)

Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisite: Fourth-year Commerce or graduate standing, or instructor permission.

Credits: 3