CFA®

The Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) credential is the professional standard of choice for more than 31,000 investment firms worldwide. When hiring leading firms demand investment professionals with real-world analytical skills, technical competence, and the highest professional standards, often requiring the CFA credential for consideration.

 

The curriculum is organized into ten general topic areas that provide

a framework for making investment decisions:

 

I. ETHICAL AND PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS

II. QUANTITATIVE METHODS

III. ECONOMICS

IV. FINANCIAL REPORTING AND ANALYSIS

V. CORPORATE FINANCE

VI. EQUITY INVESTMENTS

VII. FIXED-INCOME INVESTMENTS

VIII. DERIVATIVES

IX. ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS

X. PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT AND WEALTH PLANNING

 

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