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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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The new Sony cards are based on the XQD memory card specification, which the CompactFlash Association recently approved and licensed as an open format.
The three companies proposed the specifications to the CompactFlash Association (CFA), with the intent to standardize the format.
We introduced this concept to the CompactFlash Association in 2007 because we realized the PATA to SATA trend was imminent," states Tetsuo Tanigawa, R&D, Hagiwara Sys-Com Japan.
Combining input and output technologies with removable memory helps reduce expansion slot contention as devices get smaller and smaller," said Len Ott, Socket's chief technology officer and board representative to the CompactFlash Association and the Secure Digital Association.
Microtech International is a member of the CompactFlash Association and the SSFDC Forum, ensuring 100% compliance with all standard media formats.
Shigeto Kanda of Canon and the CFA chairman of the board said, "As the Chairman of the CompactFlash Association I am pleased to introduce CFast2.