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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 86 個)

創建者 Muhammad A A

Oct 19, 2017

Great Course

Thank you

創建者 Seyed A A H

Feb 05, 2018

Awesome course and instructor!

創建者 soumya s

Jul 06, 2018

good course

創建者 Gracelyn N W

Apr 26, 2019

This platform is a positive challenge

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 Mostafa(MBA) M

Dec 13, 2019

excellent course, but little length

創建者 Ivan D

Nov 01, 2019

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


Oct 21, 2019

Thank you for this course

創建者 陳彥睿

Dec 02, 2019

great course

創建者 Ensar K

Sep 12, 2019

one of the best course in this field on coursera.

創建者 Artem A

Dec 07, 2019

Awesome course! Thanks.

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 ker c c

Dec 11, 2018

Excellent Teacher and Course Materials!

創建者 Fate C

Apr 10, 2017

This course, as a standalone or combined with Investments I, is well worth the time, effort, and cost. It provides a well thought out and usable level of knowledge for any investor. I very much appreciate how it supports the theoretical concepts directly to current/applicable research that supports the concepts.

I very much appreciate how it then takes the theoretical information provided and shows the student how to apply it to real investment decision making for an investor or a manager. It reinforces the concepts that are discussed with how the market/returns have rewarded or punished investments which stray to far from the principles discussed during the course(s).

Scott Weisbenner is an excellent instructor and provides a depth of knowledge to the student which goes beyond the level of the type of course which I expected. I really liked his depth of interpretation of results which he then helped me to understand and attain. He was entertaining in a manner that actually reinforced the information and made it easier to retain.

創建者 Ponciano R

Feb 12, 2019

Fantastic course!

創建者 Mohamed J

Feb 19, 2019


創建者 Jerry D

Dec 13, 2019

One of the best classes I have ever taken online. Professor Weisbenner is incredibly knowledgeable, and his lectures are both fun and interesting. I highly recommend this course to anyone seeking to enhance their knowledge of investment management.

創建者 Elif C

Dec 16, 2018

It was fun to learn in this class. Prof. Scott had a lot of great examples to support the lecture. I would definitely encourage Investment 1 and 2 for anyone who is interested in learning about investment. There is so much you get exposure in his lectures!

創建者 Juan M M G V

Apr 23, 2019

Great course!

創建者 Noman M A

Dec 11, 2017

Professor Scott is the best!!

創建者 jonathan f

Dec 05, 2017

excellent professor and great material

創建者 Antonio L

Aug 27, 2019

Excellent course!

創建者 Rohiet R S

Oct 02, 2018

amazing it would be great if you can make videos based on indian market if students are more

創建者 Andre L S F

Sep 21, 2019

Best course on Coursera I have ever done!

創建者 Mohammad R

Dec 11, 2018

Great Course