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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 .


76 - Investments II: Lessons and Applications for Investors 的 94 個評論(共 94 個)

創建者 Juan M M G V

Apr 23, 2019

Great course!

創建者 Carlos R P G

Jan 03, 2020


創建者 陳彥睿

Dec 02, 2019

great course

創建者 Mohammad R

Dec 11, 2018

Great Course

創建者 Chris B

Jun 07, 2017

Great Course

創建者 Sai P V

Dec 08, 2016


創建者 soumya s

Jul 06, 2018

good course

創建者 Mohamed J

Feb 19, 2019



Dec 15, 2019


創建者 Ihtesham A A

Sep 09, 2017



Jan 19, 2018


創建者 Alejandro C R

May 13, 2017


創建者 Ben N

Apr 13, 2018

This course was delightful but contains much less content than the first course. You can check out the research papers behind each segment which are very interesting. The methods for actually doing that kind of work are not covered. I get the impression that the iMBA coursera classes are intended more as slick early undergrad marketing for the paid program than to really make the education accessible.

創建者 Husam A

Dec 09, 2019

Good overall material covered however I believe the number and duration of videos were excessive for an online course. Took significantly longer than other coursera courses to complete.


May 25, 2017

Much better than Investments I, I feel that I got more from this course and sort of wish their order was flipped as then I might have gotten more from the first class.

創建者 Billet E

Dec 07, 2016

Very interesting, I follow Weisbener courses from its begining and it's still astonishing. Congrats !

創建者 Joe F

Dec 10, 2018

Good course

創建者 Jason D

Mar 02, 2019

Prof. Did better presenting in Invst. II but still really needs to take a class on presenting in front of a camera. The content is good, but delivery is lacking. I expect more from professors. (use U Penn's Corp. Finance class as a great example.)

創建者 Jorge A G O

Nov 09, 2017

Too large, you loose a lot of time in videos.