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Fixed Income Markets

Module Details
Audience: Junior asset managers, Wealth advisors/financial planners, Family offices, Corporate finance associates, and Wealth advisory firm clients (retail investors)
Duration: 2-4 hours, depending on desired content and level of detail
Location: Miami Herbert Business School, University of Miami


Fixed income markets are significantly larger than equity markets in size, provide the most frequently-tapped source of corporate financing, and offer substantial diversification benefits for investors. The wide variety in fixed income securities, however, often results in financial managers and investors having a less comprehensive understanding of these markets relative to their equity counterparts. This module equips participants with an improved understanding of fixed income securities along several dimensions.


Timothy R. Burch

Timothy R. Burch is Associate Professor of Finance at the Miami Herbert Business School and Academic Director of the full-time Master of Science in Finance (MSF) program. His research on mergers and acquisitions, investor behavior in crisis periods, and equity financing is published in leading academic journals, and his current research focuses on mutual funds and asset bubbles. Professor Burch’s industry experience includes full-time work as an actual analyst at a global pension consulting firm, serving as a board member of a mutual fund family, and providing a wide variety of financial consulting services.
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