KT-6023 Introduction to the Securities Industry Training - Minneapolis, Minnesota IT MN Technical Financial New York, NY
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Introduction to the Securities Industry


This course provides an overview of the capital markets. The course starts with identifying the purpose of the capital markets, raising capital and trading. Equity markets are defined and specific details, such as types of shares, rights and warrants, classification of equity, and market participants are identified. The major exchanges are discussed and the specifics of a specialist versus over the counter market are explored. This is followed by an introduction to the debt markets, defining the broad structure of debt markets, differentiating between debt and equity, different types of bonds and money market instruments. Primary versus secondary markets are explained and market participants are identified. The role of the Federal Reserve is examined. An introduction to futures follows, examining the features and characteristics of a futures contract, margin, and settlement. The fundamentals of options are explored, defining features, characteristics, terminology, and basic applications. Origination and syndication are covered as well as regulation. The Securities Acts of 1933 and 1934 are discussed. Risks are identified and explored.

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This course is designed for people:

  • Starting a career in investment banking
  • Supporting functions in an investment bank
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