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Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)

An experienced financial analyst who has passed examinations in economics, financial accounting, portfolio management, security analysis, and standards of conduct given by the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts.

Chartered Financial Analyst

A professional certificate offered through the CFA Institute. The certification qualifies one to be a financial analyst. In order to qualify for a CFA, one must have worked a certain number of years in the financial industry and complete three tiers of exams on accounting, money management, economics, security analysis, and ethics.


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As a member of the CFA Program, NJCU is eligible to award five CFA Program Awareness Scholarships each fiscal year.
Yacoub Nuseibeh, our previous CFA Society President, for all his hard work.
On average, successful CFA candidates take four years to pass the three required exams.
The State of Alaska has long recognized the value of having CFA charterholders manage the state's investments.
Over the past several years, CFA publications have benefited from the talents of our editor, Jennifer Newcomb-Fernandez, who will continue in her role to write for and produce The CFA's quality publications.
TEI's March comments, which are reprinted in this issue beginning on page 143, concluded that no additional restrictions (beyond those already in the various provisions of the Income Tax Act) on the use of funds lent to a CFA to acquire shares of another CFA that are "excluded property" to the acquiring CFA are warranted or required.
In conjunction with that campaign, CFA has launched a website to mobilize consumers around issues of media and communications.
France is meant to use this cash to intervene on the international money market on behalf of the CFA zone where the law of supply and demand determines the exchange rate of the CFA.
This means being more tolerant of market volatility and CFA interpretations.
The CFA designation has been awarded to some 14,500 investment professionals by the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts (ICFA) in Charlottesville, Virginia, since 1963.
HONG KONG -- CFA Institute, the global association of investment professionals that sets the standard for professional excellence and credentials, has named financial services veteran Paul H.
DENVER, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CFA Society Colorado announced today that it will join other CFA Societies from around the world to recognize the month of May as Putting Investors First Month, a global initiative to build awareness of the fiduciary duty to protect investor interests and unite financial professionals to reinforce their commitment to investor rights.