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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
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AGEC 520 - Market Fundamentals and Futures/Options Trading

Credits: 3

This is an experiential course in the trading of commodity futures and options. Attention is focused on the study of market price determination, the implications of market efficiency notions, and on actual trading of futures and options. Students invest in a commodity educational trading fund. Class approves recommendations by vote, orders are placed with a broker, and the class monitors open trades. The pool balance at the end of the semester is redistributed to students.

Prerequisite: AGEC 420.

Typically Offered
Fall, Spring

UGE course

K-State 8
Empirical and Quantitative Reasoning
Ethical Reasoning and Responsibility

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