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Derrick A

- Research Program Mentor

MS Master of Science candidate


Investing (Stocks, Bonds, Real Estate, etc.), Finance, FinTech, Business, Accounting, Equity Research, Algorithmic Trading, Cryptocurrencies, and Blockchain

Project ideas

Project ideas are meant to help inspire student thinking about their own project. Students are in the driver seat of their research and are free to use any or none of the ideas shared by their mentors.

Investing for Beginners: Equities, Cryptocurrencies, Bonds, and Real Estate

In this project, you will learn about the basics of all the different asset classes and how each instrument serves a specific purpose in one's investment portfolio. You will write a research paper surveying risk characteristics and return potential. Also, you will learn how to analyze businesses and develop financial models. Prerequisites This project is open to all students who have a strong interest in finance and the markets. Strong math skills and a willingness to learn Excel will be helpful.

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