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    The Final Exam for FIL 240, Section 2, is on Tuesday, December 12, from 3:10 p.m. until 5:10 p.m.; the Final Exam for Section 5 is the same day from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.

 
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FIL 240
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    For a serious walk on the wild side, the remastered video, Zeitgeist: Addendum, is available at the official Zeitgeist site. Be forewarned: this is the definitive movie for conspiracy theory fans; it goes all the way from religion, through 9/11, to the U.S. banking system, and finally into the North American Union and RFID chips. There's something for anyone who's ever wondered if what we are told might not be the truth. The movie is two hours long, so have some popcorn ready to watch the show. (And, no, I am not recommending this movie; it very well might offend the socks off you.)

 
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Review for Final Exam, delivered on December 7, 2017

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Funding Allocation and Optimal Capital Structure, delivered on December 5, 2017

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Cost of Capital, delivered on November 28, 2017

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Review for Exam 2, delivered on November 14, 2017

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The Capital Asset Pricing Model, delivered on November 9, 2017

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Systematic and Unsystematic Risk, delivered on November 7, 2017

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Measuring Return and Risk, delivered on November 2, 2017

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Risk and Return, delivered on October 31, 2017

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Applications of Investment Decision-Making Rules, delivered on October 26, 2017

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Investment Decision-Making, delivered on October 24, 2017

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Stock, delivered on October 19, 2017

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Review for Exam 1, delivered on October 10, 2017

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Bond Characteristics, delivered on October 5, 2017

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Bonds, delivered on October 3, 2017

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The Use of Interest Rates in Finance, delivered on September 28, 2017

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Interest Rates, delivered on September 26, 2017

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Applications of Annuities and Perpetuities, delivered on September 21, 2017

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Annuities and Perpetuities, delivered on September 19, 2017

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Interest Rates and the Time Value of Money, delivered on September 14, 2017

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Time Value of Money, delivered on September 12, 2017

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Financial Ratios, delivered on September 6, 2017

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Financial Statements, delivered on September 5, 2017

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Ethics, delivered on August 31, 2017

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The Federal Reserve, delivered on August 29, 2017

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The Financial System, delivered on August 24, 2017

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