FINE 461 Darwin Fenner Student Managed Fund Honors Seminar

This course satisfies the upper level honors course requirement for students in the honors program. This course combines academic study with actual investing. As part of the course, students manage a portfolio of stocks called the Darwin Fenner Student Managed Fund. Students study academic research papers and classic writings that have influenced equity investing. Through reading and discussing academic research papers, students develop a critical thinking process and proprietary investment models. Working in groups, students analyze all stock in their assigned sector of the stock market and make buy, sell, and hold recommendations to the class. In addition, the class evaluates the historic performance of the fund.

pre-rec: FINE 410, FINE 411, FINE 412; Invitation by finance faculty; senior standing and finance major.