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From 0 to 1: Investments and Portfolio Theory

Explore the Interconnectedness of Risk, Return, & Tradeoffs to Build An Outstanding Investment Portfolio

By Loonycorn | in Online Courses

Investments and Portfolio Theory are a function of the risk, return, and tradeoffs associated between them. In this course, you'll explore how these factors are interconnected, and how to analyze the risk-return tradeoff to make safe and smart investments. By course's end, you'll be ready to construct a diverse, powerful investment portfolio.

  • Access 21 lectures & 4.5 hours of content 24/7
  • Understand investment, risk, return, tradeoffs, & portfolio theories
  • Calculate return & risk of assets & portfolios using the Markowitz Modern Portfolio Theory
  • Assess the CAPM Required rate of return & make investment decisions
  • Learn how to measure risk & return, & diversify your investment
Loonycorn is comprised of two individuals—Janani Ravi and Vitthal Srinivasan—who have honed their respective tech expertise at Google and Flipkart. The duo graduated from Stanford University and believes it has distilled the instruction of complicated tech concepts into funny, practical, engaging courses, and is excited to be sharing its content with eager students.

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  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
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  • You, This Course and Us
    • You, This Course and Us (1:52)
  • Why to Invest? Where to Invest?
    • Investment and factors deciding return on investments (12:21)
    • Investment assets: Term Deposits (12:38)
    • Investment assets: Bonds (10:31)
    • Investment assets: Stocks (13:34)
  • The Markowitz Modern Portfolio Theory
    • The Markowitz Modern Portfolio Theory (9:47)
    • Measuring historical return of individual assets (17:27)
    • Measuring historical and expected return of portfolios (19:22)
    • Measuring risk using standard variance (17:41)
  • Efficient Portfolio and Risk
    • Standard deviation of portfolios and covariance between individual assets (18:00)
    • Correlation and portfolio risk (17:09)
    • Efficient Frontier, Investor Utility, Types of Risk (15:16)
    • Systematic risk, diversification of investment, market portfolio (18:06)
  • Section 5
    • Risk Free Assets and the CAPM (19:49)
    • Calculating CAPM Return and Investment Decision (19:42)
  • Sneak Peak into Equity Valuation using CAPM and Betas
    • Discounting Risky Cash Flows (11:06)
    • Risk Return Models (11:17)
    • Equity Valuation with CAPM (16:53)
    • Weighted Average Cost of Capital (6:49)
    • Beta - Top-Down or Bottoms-Up? (5:57)
    • Market Beta or Total Beta? (3:34)
    • Levering and Unlevering Betas (2:55)

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Case Studies in Macro-Economics

Take An Eagle's Eye View of Global Economies & Learn How Big Economic Stimulants Affect Your Personal Decisions

By Loonycorn | in Online Courses

Macroeconomics is the "big-picture" of the economy - a view of how, why, and in what way people, governments, and central banks react to economic events. In this course, you'll treat macroeconomics as a story, analyzing historical events, and discussing how major economic stimulants can affect personal financial decisions. You'll gain a holistic view of how global economies work, and how to act as an individual within them.

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  • Understand what can lead to inflation & when the markets might flourish
  • Assess when interest rates may rise & when the right time to invest is
  • Decode success stories of GDP growth & recognize when an economy may boom
  • Recognize how oil price changes may impact foreign earnings & expenses
  • Determine how government decisions may impact your salary
Loonycorn is comprised of two individuals—Janani Ravi and Vitthal Srinivasan—who have honed their respective tech expertise at Google and Flipkart. The duo graduated from Stanford University and believes it has distilled the instruction of complicated tech concepts into funny, practical, engaging courses, and is excited to be sharing its content with eager students.

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  • Experience level required: beginner

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  • You, This Course and Us
    • You, This Course and Us (2:44)
  • Recession of 1970's
    • Inheritance of troubled Economy (6:26)
    • Unemployment and the story of Sam (9:47)
    • Inflation demystified (8:47)
    • Unemployment and inflation connect into Stagflation (13:03)
    • Taxes and Deficit Financing (11:14)
    • Monetary Policy and controlling Money Supply (8:33)
  • Gross Domestic Product
    • Components of GDP in Minion Land (19:07)
    • Real, Nominal GDP and the Price Index (17:25)
    • Income and the connection of Savings and Consumption (10:55)
  • The GDP Growth Stories
    • The Story of the miraculous Japanese Growth (8:25)
    • The Exponential Growth of China decoded (12:48)
    • The success story of friendly Singapore (8:26)
  • Supply of Money
    • Central Bank's tool kit for controlling money supply (14:41)
    • The sub-prime mortgages and CDO (11:41)
    • The burst: 2008 Global Economic Recession (12:03)
  • Balance of Payments
    • Current Account Transactions (14:55)
    • Capital Account Transactions (13:14)
  • Foreign Exchange Rates and Oil Prices
    • Foreign Exchange rates, basket of goods and Purchasing Power Parity (13:16)
    • PPP different from Real Exchange Rates (7:29)
    • Oil and the repercussions of change in prices (8:50)
    • Everything connected (1:22)

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From 0 to 1: Bond Theory and Valuation

Analyze The Value of Bonds & Learn How to Make Smarter Investments

By Loonycorn | in Online Courses

Bonds are relatively safe investments with a steady stream of income, often issued by governments and corporations as a means of borrowing money. They are fairly complex things, however, as there are a variety of attributes that contribute to how a bond is ultimately valued. This course will elucidate the entire concept of bonds, including why they are issued, and what sort of risks they present.

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  • Understand the specs of bonds & the relationship between each attribute
  • Learn how to compute yield, duration, & price, along w/ fixed & floating interest rates
  • Compare two bonds based on ratings & features & decide which is better
  • Explore convexity, bond risks, & bond options
Loonycorn is comprised of two individuals—Janani Ravi and Vitthal Srinivasan—who have honed their respective tech expertise at Google and Flipkart. The duo graduated from Stanford University and believes it has distilled the instruction of complicated tech concepts into funny, practical, engaging courses, and is excited to be sharing its content with eager students.

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  • You, This Course and Us
    • You, This Course and Us (1:47)
  • Credit and Basics of Bond
    • What is Credit? (16:41)
    • The Origination of Bonds (12:35)
    • The Specific features of Bonds (7:15)
    • The Yield Curve (14:42)
    • Pre-requisite Knowledge
    • Bond Yield and an example (16:47)
    • Connection between bond Price, Par Value, interest and Yield (11:39)
  • Risks relating to bond investment
    • Coupon Rates and Reinvestment Risk (9:58)
    • Interest Rate Risk and types of bonds (7:00)
    • A teaser into Convexity (5:29)
    • Various options attached bonds (12:11)
  • Series of Examples
    • Interest Rates, bond prices, maturity amount (7:35)
    • Accrued interest, Clean Price, floating interest (6:18)
    • Bond Rating, comparing two bonds (5:53)
    • Bond Duration, Value of Call and Put Options (13:05)
  • Up one level with the series of examples
    • Present Value of Bonds (8:03)
    • Negative Relationship between Yield and Price (5:33)
    • Modified Duration and Macauley Duration (13:30)
    • Duration of Zero Coupon Bonds, Error Margins (11:18)
  • Bond Convexity
    • Deriving Bond Convexity (7:39)
    • Previous examples using convexity (6:43)
    • Effective Convexity and Effective Duration (14:41)
  • Primer on Net Present Value
    • Compound interest and NPV (10:28)
    • NPV and Price (7:28)
    • A Simple PV Example (4:35)
    • Future Value of Present Cash Flow (1:53)
    • Semi Annual Compounding (4:12)
    • Continuous Compounding (3:43)
    • NPV of Stream of Cash Flows (5:00)

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Advanced Excel and VBA for Financial Modeling

Perform Risk Modeling, Optimization, Factor Analysis & Regression with Excel

By Loonycorn | in Online Courses

Excel is a programming language in and of itself. In this power-packed course, you'll use Excel and Visual Basic for Apps (VBA) for some serious financial number-crunching. You'll cover risk modeling, factor analysis, numerical optimization, and linear and logistic regression in your quest to become a competent financial modeler.

  • Access 50 lectures & 12 hours of content 24/7
  • Model risk using covariance matrices & historical returns
  • Understand principal components, Eigen values & Eigen vectors
  • Apply PCA to explain the returns of a technology stock like Apple
  • Study various extensions to the Simplex method, including K-of-N constraints & quadratic objective functions
  • Interpret regression results & avoid common pitfalls
Loonycorn is comprised of two individuals—Janani Ravi and Vitthal Srinivasan—who have honed their respective tech expertise at Google and Flipkart. The duo graduated from Stanford University and believes it has distilled the instruction of complicated tech concepts into funny, practical, engaging courses, and is excited to be sharing its content with eager students.

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  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels

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  • You, This Course and Us
    • Promo_CareerInFintech (3:16)
  • Introducing Risk management
    • Risk Management - Slides and Source Code
    • Introduction (12:30)
    • Factor Risk Models (10:26)
    • Case Studies (12:52)
    • Mean Variance (11:52)
    • Correlations (12:58)
  • Outlining an Approach to Risk Management
    • Overall Approach (12:53)
    • Portfolio Mean Variance (9:24)
    • Factor Models (9:17)
    • Factor Variance Calc (10:29)
    • VaR (11:34)
    • VaR - Pros and Cons (10:28)
  • RIsk Modeling in Excel/VBA
    • Yahoo Finance (10:33)
    • Returns (10:38)
    • VBA Cov (7:36)
    • Factor Regressions (10:12)
    • Factor Model Risk (5:56)
    • Scenario Risk (9:23)
    • Va R Calc (6:46)
  • Factor Analysis and PCA
    • Factor Analysis and the Link to Regression (8:05)
    • Factor Analysis and PCA (7:02)
  • Basic Statistics Required for PCA
    • Mean and Variance (6:05)
    • Covariance and Covariance Matrices (11:47)
    • Covariance vs Correlation (3:20)
  • Diving into Principal Components Analysis
    • The Intuition Behind Principal Components
    • Finding Principal Components (7:12)
    • Understanding the Results of PCA - Eigen Values (4:07)
    • Using Eigen Vectors to find Principal Components (2:31)
    • When not to use PCA (2:26)
  • PCA in Excel
    • Setting up the data (6:52)
    • Computing Correlation and Covariance Matrices (3:27)
    • PCA using Excel and VBA (5:51)
    • PCA and Regression (2:56)
  • Introducing Numerical Optimisation
    • Optimisation - Slides and Source Code
    • Introduction (6:51)
    • Balance (3:33)
    • Framing the Problem (8:27)
    • Solving the problem (10:19)
    • Applications (6:46)
    • PortfolioAllocation (5:58)
    • Regression (6:57)
    • Gradient Descent (5:54)
  • Linear Programming and the Simplex Method
    • Wyndor (7:27)
    • Standard Dual (7:04)
    • Micro Econ (6:13)
    • Graphical (7:37)
    • Simplex Intuition (7:47)
    • Simplex Mechanics (8:48)
    • Simplex Extensions (7:43)
  • Implementing Linear Programming in Excel
    • Outlining our Approach (3:55)
    • Assembling Data (3:52)
    • Linear Estimations (6:51)
    • Solver (5:28)
    • VBA for Covariance (5:49)
    • Quadratic Optimization (7:30)
  • Understanding Integer Programming
    • Integer Programming (6:03)
    • LP Relaxation (4:53)
    • Flaws Naive LP (7:00)
    • Applications (7:23)
    • Either Or Constraints (5:42)
    • Unusual Forms (7:18)
  • Implementing Integer Programming in Excel
    • Integer Constraints (4:29)
    • Leverage and Long-bias Constraints (3:29)
    • Solver for Integer Programming (4:45)
  • Connect the Dots with Linear Regression
    • Using Linear Regression to Connect the Dots (9:06)
    • Two Common Applications of Regression (5:26)
    • Extending Linear Regression to Fit Non-linear Relationships (2:37)
  • Basic Statistics Used for Regression
    • Understanding Mean and Variance (6:05)
    • Understanding Random Variables (11:27)
    • The Normal Distribution (9:31)
  • Simple Regression
    • Setting up a Regression Problem (11:38)
    • Using Simple regression to Explain Cause-Effect Relationships (4:59)
    • Using Simple regression for Explaining Variance (8:09)
    • Using Simple regression for Prediction (4:06)
    • Interpreting the results of a Regression (7:27)
    • Mitigating Risks in Simple Regression (7:58)
  • Applying Simple Regression
    • Applying Simple Regression in Excel (11:57)
  • Multiple Regression
    • Introducing Multiple Regression (7:05)
    • Some Risks inherent to Multiple Regression (10:08)
    • Benefits of Multiple Regression (3:49)
    • Introducing Categorical Variables (7:00)
    • Interpreting Regression results - Adjusted R-squared (7:04)
    • Interpreting Regression results - Standard Errors of Co-efficients (8:14)
    • Interpreting Regression results - t-statistics and p-values (5:34)
    • Interpreting Regression results - F-Statistic (2:53)
  • Applying Multiple Regression using Excel
    • Implementing Multiple Regression in Excel (8:54)
  • Logistic Regression for Categorical Dependent Variables
    • Understanding the need for Logistic Regression (9:26)
    • Setting up a Logistic Regression problem (6:04)
    • Applications of Logistic Regression (9:57)
    • The link between Linear and Logistic Regression (8:15)
    • The link between Logistic Regression and Machine Learning (4:18)
  • Solving Logistic Regression
    • Understanding the intuition behind Logistic Regression and the S-curve (6:23)
    • Solving Logistic Regression using Maximum Likelihood Estimation (10:04)
    • Solving Logistic Regression using Linear Regression (5:34)
    • Binomial vs Multinomial Logistic Regression (5:23)
  • Applying Logistic Regression
    • Predict Stock Price movements using Logistic Regression in Excel (9:52)

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Time Capsule: Trends in Tech, Product, and Strategy

From Yahoo! & AOL to Cloud Computing & Machine Learning

By Loonycorn | in Online Courses

Learn from history, or be condemned to repeat it. That goes double in the world of tech! Why did GroupOn, Yahoo, and MySpace stumble while AirBnB, Google, and Facebook thrived? This course seeks to answer questions like this, studying the past two decades to summarize some key trends of the tech industry. It rounds off with some specific ideas on how an individual or a company may deal with these trends.

  • Access 20 lectures & 3.5 hours of content 24/7
  • Explore trends from 1994-2003, 2003-2008, 2005 to today, 2008-2012, 2012 to today, & 2008 to today
  • Analyze today's biggest trends: Big Data, cloud computing, & machine learning
  • Learn from the mistakes of tech history
Loonycorn is comprised of two individuals—Janani Ravi and Vitthal Srinivasan—who have honed their respective tech expertise at Google and Flipkart. The duo graduated from Stanford University and believes it has distilled the instruction of complicated tech concepts into funny, practical, engaging courses, and is excited to be sharing its content with eager students.

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  • Certification of completion not included
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  • Experience level required: all levels

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Course Outline

  • Introduction
    • You, This Course and Us (2:32)
  • From Dotcom Bubble to the Financial Crisis
    • Introduction (8:52)
    • 2001-02: Surf and Turf (13:36)
    • 2003-04: Google and the end of spray-and-pray (13:00)
    • 2003-04: Amazon and search-find-obtain (12:53)
    • 2005: Alibaba, Baidu and Tencent in China (12:55)
    • 2006: MySpace and YouTube (13:26)
  • From the Financial Crisis to the Present
    • 2007-08: Reality bites - the financial crisis strikes (13:13)
    • 2009: Winners and losers from the crisis (13:36)
    • 2009-10: Chinese giants (13:18)
    • 2008-10: Smartphones explode (16:11)
    • 2011-12: The weird tale of Groupon (11:06)
    • 2013-17: Uber and AirBnb crack services (16:58)
  • Today and Tomorrow
    • 2017: The Big Five, and a winner-takes-all world (12:00)
    • Learning from history (5:06)
    • Four Ideas (1:07)
    • Why Cloud Computing Matters (9:49)
    • Why Big Data Matters (9:08)
    • Machine Learning and why it matters (8:11)
    • Deep Learning and why it matters (10:34)

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Economics: Game Theory, Competition, Elasticity

Learn the Microeconomic Forces & Theories That Drive Everyday Decisions

By Loonycorn | in Online Courses

Microeconomics is a field packed with everyday applications, from economic to social transactions. This course explores the competing theories of economics, giving you a crash course in how to think about markets, finance, and the economic drivers that guide all of our decisions.

  • Access 42 lectures & 6 hours of content 24/7
  • Apply Game Theory to decide whether to be adversarial or cooperative in real-life situations
  • Determine how best to price products or services you are selling
  • Decide the kind of cost structure a firm or enterprise should have, relative to its competitive landscape
  • Model demand, supply & the effects of income, government regulations & technology
Loonycorn is comprised of two individuals—Janani Ravi and Vitthal Srinivasan—who have honed their respective tech expertise at Google and Flipkart. The duo graduated from Stanford University and believes it has distilled the instruction of complicated tech concepts into funny, practical, engaging courses, and is excited to be sharing its content with eager students.

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  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
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  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels

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  • You, Us & This Course
    • You, Us & This Course (2:28)
  • Game Theory
    • Discounting & Loyalty (16:20)
    • The Rivalry Game (10:12)
    • Trust and Honor in Organized Crime (11:04)
    • Winner-Takes-All Games and Sports in Society (14:12)
  • Demand
    • The Law of Demand (6:55)
    • Examples of the Law of Demand (9:12)
    • Veblen Goods (6:33)
    • Giffen Goods (6:35)
    • Income Effects on Demand (7:21)
    • Complements and substitutes (8:16)
  • Supply
    • The Law of Supply (6:07)
    • Examples of the Law of Supply (5:59)
    • Inflation, Technology and Government (12:50)
    • Market Equilibrium (8:59)
  • Elasticity
    • Elasticity and Price Sensitivity (11:06)
    • Horizontal and Vertical Demand Curves (8:30)
    • Revenue Maximisation (7:05)
    • Elasticity of Veblen and Giffen Goods (3:31)
    • Income and Cross-Elasticities (7:40)
    • Elasticity and Linear Demand Curves (9:06)
  • Applications of Elasticity
    • Taxes (10:26)
    • Agriculture (8:18)
    • Minimum Wages (7:24)
    • Price Controls (7:20)
  • Utility
    • Utility and Diminishing Marginal Utility (14:54)
    • The Paradox of Value (10:13)
    • Indifference Curves and Consumer Equilibrium (14:15)
    • Deriving Demand Curves and Income Effects from Indifference Curves (10:33)
    • Consumer Surplus (4:38)
  • Firms
    • Factors of Production (11:44)
    • Total and Marginal Product (10:01)
    • The Least Cost Principle (4:49)
    • Returns to Scale (5:04)
  • Costs
    • Total and Marginal Costs (8:45)
    • Average and Marginal Costs (8:08)
    • Types of Supply Curves (8:27)
  • Competition
    • Long Run, Short Run (5:46)
    • Perfect Competition (10:27)
    • Profit Maximisation in Perfect Competition (6:56)
    • Monopoly (10:04)
    • Monopolistic Competition (3:40)

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Corporate Finance 101: Financial Statement Analysis & Ratios

Explore Important Finance Concepts & Create Models Like an MBA

By Loonycorn | in Online Courses

As any American can tell you, corporate finance is an incredibly complex and dicey subject. This course, however, will give you a comprehensive, big picture and small details overview of corporate finance. You'll dive into financial statements, ratios, Dupont's Identity, and more essential topics so you'll have a complete grasp of how money really works.

  • Access 39 lectures & 7.5 hours of content 24/7
  • Interpret financial statements, like balance sheets, income statements & statements of cash flows
  • Parse SEC filings like the 10K & 10Q to understand the business model of any company entirely from its investor filings
  • Calculate ratios in all major categories: liquidity, leverage, turnover, profitability & valuation
  • Apply Dupont's Identity to see whether a company's stock returns are driven by operational efficiency, asset efficiency, or leverage
  • Calculate the sustainable rate of growth at which a company can grow w/o external financing
Loonycorn is comprised of two individuals—Janani Ravi and Vitthal Srinivasan—who have honed their respective tech expertise at Google and Flipkart. The duo graduated from Stanford University and believes it has distilled the instruction of complicated tech concepts into funny, practical, engaging courses, and is excited to be sharing its content with eager students.

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  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
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  • Experience level required: all levels

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Course Outline

  • You, Us & This Course
    • You, Us & This Course (2:08)
  • The Enterprise
    • Sole Proprietorship (9:45)
    • Partnership (6:09)
    • The Corporation (13:47)
    • Public and Private (6:37)
    • Agency Problems and Corporate Governance (12:37)
  • The Balance Sheet
    • The Balance Sheet (5:33)
    • Assets (14:54)
    • LIabilities (3:51)
    • Shareholder's Equity (10:10)
    • Balance Sheet Case Studies: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn (13:10)
  • The Income Statement
    • Income Statement (16:18)
    • The Net Income Waterfall (13:07)
    • Statement of Comprehensive Income (9:45)
    • Income Statement Case Studies (6:30)
  • The Statement of Cash Flows
    • Statement of Cash Flows (12:34)
    • The Direct and Indirect Methods (11:58)
    • Cash Flow Statement Case Studies (3:28)
  • Ratios
    • Ratios Introduced (5:00)
    • Liquidity, Leverage and Efficiency (12:47)
    • Profitability and Valuation (5:13)
  • Some Advanced Topics
    • Dupont's Identity (9:32)
    • External Financing & The Sustainable Rate of Growth (10:55)
    • Common Accounting Shenanigans (10:06)
  • Case Studies
    • Facebook (8:40)
    • LinkedIn (12:29)
    • Twitter (17:51)
  • EPS
    • Introducing EPS (13:30)
    • Basic EPS (13:14)
    • Diluted EPS (16:04)
    • Diluted EPS (continued) (16:54)
  • Inventories
    • Inventory Valuation (15:19)
    • Understanding Inventories (17:07)
  • More on Assets
    • Fixed Assets (11:31)
    • Capitalisation Decisions (13:29)
    • Depreciation Methodologies (12:52)
    • Implications of Depreciation (13:10)
  • Leases
    • Leases introduced (10:17)
    • NPV of Lease Payments (8:22)
    • Operating lease versus financial lease (12:28)
    • Lease Example (13:13)

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Corporate Finance 101: Equity Valuation

Explore Important Finance Concepts & Create Models Like an MBA

By Loonycorn | in Online Courses

Equity valuation can be a complex and confusing concept, but it's an essential one for entrepreneurs and anybody who works in a small business or startup. This course will explore equity valuation from both wide and narrow scopes before connecting the dots between the two to give you a full-fledged understanding of this important financial concept.

  • Access 49 lectures & 6 hours of content 24/7
  • Get introduced to equity valuation topics like intrinsic value, price, valuation & market capitalization
  • Discover absolute valuation techniques
  • Explore Net Present Value & discounting cash flows
  • Apply important types of models, such as Dividend-Discount models, Free Cash Flow models & Relative-Value models
  • Calculate the cost of capital to a company
Loonycorn is comprised of two individuals—Janani Ravi and Vitthal Srinivasan—who have honed their respective tech expertise at Google and Flipkart. The duo graduated from Stanford University and believes it has distilled the instruction of complicated tech concepts into funny, practical, engaging courses, and is excited to be sharing its content with eager students.

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  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
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  • Experience level required: all levels

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  • You, Us & This Course
    • You, Us & This Course
  • Price, Value and Valuation
    • Intrinsic Value (2:42)
    • Valuation Models (1:38)
    • Valuation and Market Cap (4:38)
    • A Taxonomy of Valuation Methods (9:09)
  • NPV and Discounting Cash Flows
    • Absolute Valuation Models and NPV (4:15)
    • Compound Interest and NPV (10:28)
    • NPV and Price (7:28)
    • A Simple NPV Example (4:35)
    • Future Value of a Present Cash Flow (1:53)
    • Semi-Annual Compounding (4:12)
    • Continuous Compounding (3:43)
    • NPV of a Stream of Cash Flows (5:00)
  • Valuing Uncertain Cash Flows
    • Discounting Risky Cash Flows (11:06)
    • Risk Return Models (11:17)
    • The Capital Asset Pricing Model (16:53)
    • WACC: The Weighted Average Cost of Capital (6:49)
    • Tax adjusting the cost of debt (6:43)
    • WACC for consistency (2:21)
    • Beta: Top-down or bottoms-up? (5:57)
    • Market Beta or Total Beta? (3:34)
    • Levering and Unlevering Betas (2:55)
    • Debt and Operating Leases (7:00)
    • Cost of Debt: Some additional factors (1:41)
  • Dividend Discount Models
    • Dividend Discount Models (9:10)
    • Present Value, Future Value and Capital Appreciation (5:39)
    • Modeling Future Dividends (6:25)
    • Cash Cows: Constant Dividends and Growth Opportunities (9:34)
    • Sustainable Growth Rate of Equity (10:55)
    • Gordon Growth Model (5:27)
    • The h-Model (4:38)
  • Free Cash Flow Models
    • Introducing FCF Valuation (13:59)
  • FCFF and FCFE Details
    • Introducing FCFF and FCFE (10:17)
    • FCFF from CFO (10:17)
    • FCFE from FCFF (3:23)
    • FCFF or FCFE? Also, the APV Method (5:39)
    • Why not Net Income or EBITDA? (6:57)
    • FCFF from Net Income or EBITDA (8:26)
    • Tying Up Loose Ends (9:29)
  • Relative Valuation
    • Introducing Relative Valuation Models (6:36)
    • The P/E Ratio: Pros and Cons (6:05)
    • Mechanics of calculating the P/E ratio (8:38)
    • Market P/E and Macro-economics (4:31)
    • Other Valuation Ratios: P/B and EV/EBITDA (5:53)
  • Capital Structure and the M-M Propositions
    • Capital Structure Introduced (17:28)
    • Leverage, and the second M-M proposition (16:21)
    • No Free Borrowed Lunch: The First M-M Proposition (13:14)
    • Behind the Numbers: The Intuition Behind M-M (7:53)
    • The Inevitability of Taxes (9:09)
    • Wrapping up MM in a world with taxes (11:41)

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Learn By Example: Qlikview

Discover This All-Around Toolkit to Work with Data

By Loonycorn | in Online Courses

A Qlikview app is like an in-memory database. It is a single tool that you can use to transform, summarize, and visualize data. The interactive nature of Qlikview allows you to explore and iterate data very quickly to develop an intuitive feel. In this course, you'll use real-life, practical examples to learn how to work with this tool.

  • Access 26 lectures & 2.5 hours of content 24/7
  • Use list boxes, table boxes, & chart boxes to query data
  • Load data into a QV app from CSV & databases, avoiding synthetic keys & circular references
  • Transform & add new fields in a load script
  • Present your insights effectively using elements like charts, drill downs, & triggers
  • Perform nested aggregations in charts
Loonycorn is comprised of two individuals—Janani Ravi and Vitthal Srinivasan—who have honed their respective tech expertise at Google and Flipkart. The duo graduated from Stanford University and believes it has distilled the instruction of complicated tech concepts into funny, practical, engaging courses, and is excited to be sharing its content with eager students.

Details & Requirements

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web streaming, mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels

Compatibility

  • Internet required

Course Outline

  • Introduction
    • You, This Course and Us (1:54)
  • Getting Started
    • Understanding a Qlikview Document (7:09)
    • The In-Memory Data Model (6:47)
    • Installing the Qlikview Desktop Client (2:40)
  • Loading Data into a QV App
    • Loading data from a CSV file (14:03)
    • Loading data from a Database (9:06)
    • Avoiding Synthetic Keys (10:10)
    • Removing Circular References (5:19)
  • Exploring Data using the UI
    • List Boxes are like Select DISTINCT (5:38)
    • Table boxes are for Selecting columns (3:37)
    • Selection Interactions in QV (7:59)
    • Summarizing data with Chart Boxes (15:42)
    • Data Types in QV : The Dual Format Representation (7:28)
  • Transforming Data in Load Scripts
    • Adding calculated fields in the load script (4:41)
    • Using a variable in the load script (3:48)
    • Joining tables in memory (3:45)
    • The Keep keyword (3:24)
    • Loading data from in-memory tables (5:01)
    • Inline loads (1:29)
  • Effectively presenting data
    • Some useful dashboard elements (9:44)
    • Grouped Fields (7:46)
    • Highlighting with Color (3:33)
    • The total keyword (6:04)
    • Using Set analysis to override selections (6:04)
  • Advanced Load Transformations
    • Mapping Loads (2:48)
    • Generic Load (4:36)

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