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In this course, you will start by reviewing the fundamentals of investments, including the trading off of return and risk when forming a portfolio, asset pricing models such as the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM) and the 3-Factor Model, and the efficient market hypothesis. You will be introduced to the two components of stock returns – dividends and capital gains – and will learn how each are taxed and the incentives provided to investors from a realization-based capital gains tax. You will examine the investment decisions (and behavioral biases) of participants in defined-contribution (DC) pension plans like 401(k) plans in the U.S. and will learn about the evidence regarding the performance of individual investors in their stock portfolios. The course concludes by discussing the evidence regarding the performance of actively-managed mutual funds. You will learn about the fees charged to investors by mutual funds and the evidence regarding the relation between fees charged and fund performance. Segments of the portfolios of mutual funds that may be more likely to outperform and examples of strategies designed to “earn alpha” will also be introduced. Learners are welcome to take this course even if they have not completed "Investments I: Fundamentals of Performance Evaluation," as the first module contain a review of investment fundamentals and regression analysis to get everyone up to speed. Also, the course contains several innovative features, including creative out-of-the-studio introductions followed by quick-hitting "Module in 60" countdowns that highlight what will be covered in each module, four "Faculty Focus" interview episodes with leading professors in finance, and a summary of each module done with the help of animations! This course is part of the iMBA offered by the University of Illinois, a flexible, fully-accredited online MBA at an incredibly competitive price. For more information, please see the Resource page in this course and



Dec 13, 2016

Excellent class! Very useful information for investing. Great faculty focus sessions with UIUC researchers!. Also love the passion that Dr. Weisbenner displays in teaching. Would highly recommend!


Dec 07, 2017

I could have known this course before 2009 recession to be a better investor and its great teaching of behavioral finance . This helped me to identify personal bias in investing .


51 - Investments II: Lessons and Applications for Investors 的 75 個評論(共 83 個)

創建者 Seyed A A H

Feb 05, 2018

Awesome course and instructor!

創建者 Eric K

Dec 13, 2016

Very dedicated professor whose efforts are very apparent.

創建者 Joseph A

Dec 12, 2016

so much dedication to the material here - you will be deluged with data, studies, and conclusions that will in the end make you a better investor.

創建者 Karen F L

Dec 07, 2017

Professor Weisbenner is amazing! Insanely smart, yet delvers complex concepts in such a manner you would never realize it. This is a must take class for investments!

創建者 Linh P

Jan 16, 2017

Great course with valuable practical application. Thanks for providing us such a great course!

創建者 Jacqualine O

Dec 09, 2017

With no financial background, I enjoyed this course and gained a great deal!

創建者 Sirsendu S

Sep 29, 2017

couldnt get a better teacher !

創建者 Wei D

Dec 08, 2016

Fantastic course. Leaned a lot!

創建者 John d l T

Dec 09, 2016

A 5 star sequel not easy to achieve, brilliant effort again thanks Scott

創建者 Chris B

Jun 07, 2017

Great Course

創建者 Mark D

Dec 11, 2016

Great class. Interesting and entertaining. I highly recommend it.

創建者 Ihtesham A A

Sep 09, 2017



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創建者 soumya s

Jul 06, 2018

good course

創建者 Juan M M G V

Apr 23, 2019

Great course!

創建者 Gracelyn N W

Apr 26, 2019

This platform is a positive challenge

創建者 Antonio L

Aug 27, 2019

Excellent course!

創建者 Marc L

Aug 31, 2019

Investments 1 was already one of the best classes i took so far, so expectations were high for the second part!

And Mr Weisbenner delivers above expectations. Videos are great, interesting turns with the interviews and as always the class is orientated toward practical use!

Chapeau! Mr Weisbenner, not a Single JarJar Bings Moment!

創建者 Ensar K

Sep 12, 2019

one of the best course in this field on coursera.

創建者 Andre L S F

Sep 21, 2019

Best course on Coursera I have ever done!


Oct 21, 2019

Thank you for this course

創建者 John P C

Oct 27, 2019

It really helps to understand the fundamentals.

Each observation is backed by a statistical study.

The Professor is bubbly and interesting.

He can transform a boring subject into an interesting challenge.

A bit lengthy towards module 4.

創建者 Ivan D

Nov 01, 2019

Thanks a lot for sharing valuable features in an investment world!

創建者 陳彥睿

Dec 02, 2019

great course

創建者 Artem A

Dec 07, 2019

Awesome course! Thanks.