University of Calgary

FNCE 445 - Futures and Options - Winter 2017

A study of financial contracts for which the payoffs are contingent upon or derived from the value pre-specified underlying economic variables. Typical underlying variables include the spot price of a commodity and the price of a stock. These contracts are used extensively for hedging and speculative purposes. They also provide useful information about forecasts of the underlying economic variable in a process called "price discovery."
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-1T)


  • Admission to the Haskayne School of Business and Finance 317.


  • LEC 1TR 12:30 - 13:45
This course will be offered next in Fall 2017.
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