In the Finance 4335 (Fall 2019) Course Overview reading, I discovered a typo in the put option binomial equation located on page 4, bullet point 5, which I have now (as of 10:07 am this morning) fixed.
For what it’s worth, I am impressed by the level of renewed interest in Finance 4335, as evidenced by course website and blog access statistics; specifically, fin4335.garven.com had 296 page views yesterday (the most popular pages were Sample Exams (62 page views), Problem Sets (58 page views), Lecture Notes (56 page views), and Formula Sheets (25 page views. The course blog was even more popular yesterday, with a total of 447 page views…
In closing, as I indicated in my 12/9 “Virtual and real office hours going into the final exam” blog posting, if y’all have any Finance 4335-related questions or concerns going into the final exam, feel free to call, email, or text me between now and then during “regular” business hours.
For what it’s worth, I discovered (with the help of a couple students) a typographical error on the solutions for part C of Problem 2.2 on the sample final; now corrected…
I decided today to create a new and improved (and final) version of the Final Exam formula sheet for Finance 4335. If you have previously downloaded and printed this document, I recommend that you toss that version and redownload/print this version. While there weren’t any errors per se in the previous version, I have tweaked this version so that it is clearer and more likely to be helpful when y’all take the Finance 4335 final exam. When you do take the exam, you will find this new version of the formula sheet attached to the exam booklet.
As I indicated in my previous “Virtual and real office hours going into the final exam” blog posting, If y’all have any Finance 4335-related questions or concerns going into the final exam, feel free to call, email, or text me between now and then during “regular” business hours. I will also be available in my office (Foster 320.39) tomorrow afternoon from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. if anyone cares to stop by.
Good luck on the exam!
As I am sure you are well aware, today and tomorrow are “Study Days” which should help you prepare for your Fall 2019 final exams. If you haven’t already done so, now would be a good time to complete teacher evaluations for Finance 4335 (along with your other courses), since the window for completing teacher evaluations officially closes as of Thursday, 12/12 at 10 am.
At Baylor, all of your professors undergo annual evaluations concerning quality of teaching, research, and service. By completing teacher evaluations, you contribute importantly by providing the University with information that may affect not only faculty compensation and promotion/tenure decisions but also provide faculty with useful information concerning ways to improve teaching. Therefore, I encourage you to complete your teacher evaluation for Finance 4335 and all of your other courses!
Please make sure that you take your final exam with the section of Finance 4335 in which you are enrolled. If you are enrolled in Section 1 (which meets 11-12:15 TR in Foster 203), then your final exam will occur in Foster 203, from 9-11 a.m. on Friday, December 13. If you are enrolled in Section 2 (which meets 2-3:15 TR in Foster 314), then your final exam will occur in Foster 314, from 4:30-6:30 pm on Monday, December 16.
Here are the official University and Hankamer policies which jointly govern any rescheduling requests for students who have three final exams scheduled for the same day. According to University policy, having three final exams on the same day apparently constitutes a necessary condition for making a rescheduling request:
1. University Policy on End of Semester Examinations (see current Undergraduate Catalog, page 33):
“No final examination may be given on other than regularly scheduled dates unless approved by the appropriate academic dean. A student with three final examinations scheduled on the same day may appeal to one of the teachers or the appropriate dean who will reschedule an exam during the final examination period.”
2. Hankamer School of Business procedure regarding rescheduling final exams:
There is a “Petition to Reschedule Final Examination” form that students requesting a Conflict Final Exam are required to complete before they request that you allow them to take their final exam at a time that is different from the published time.
Students should obtain the form from the Hankamer Undergraduate Programs office in Foster Suite 130 and follow the directions given to them with that petition.
If y’all have any Finance 4335-related questions or concerns going into the final exam, feel free to call, email, or text me between now and then during “regular” business hours. I will also be available in my office (Foster 320.39) from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. this coming Wednesday, December 11 if anyone cares to stop by.
Good luck on the exam!