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Inside the CAT Lab


Finance programs in the Fogelman College of Business & Economics at the University of Memphis provide the basic concepts, principles and analytical tools essential for business decisions in the fields of finance. The curriculum is designed to provide a broad background for effective functioning within the finance discipline. Both the Business Finance and Real Estate concentration are available on campus, as well as online.

Finance majors study the theory, structure and techniques for making decisions in the financial environment. These decisions include the acquisition of funds by business firms, and the capital budgeting decisions that utilize these funds. Finance also includes the applied areas of investment analysis, investment banking, trading market microstructure, commercial banking and financial institutions management, international finance, and real estate.

The Cook Analytics & Trading Lab offers innovative tools to help supplement traditional classroom teaching and provide resources to help students stay on the cusp of an ever-growing industry. The leading-edge technology and data center allows students to experience pragmatic, hands-on learning in an academic environment, able to run simulations with actual data and observe how their decisions could actually impact the market, with the goal of preparing students to become competent and confident finance professionals.

Department contact information

Fogelman College Admin Bldg. Rm 402
Phone: 901.678.5930 | Email
Fax: 901.678.0839