Chartered Financial Analyst

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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.

chartered financial analyst (CFA)

A financial analyst who has met certain standards of experience, knowledge, and conduct as determined by the Association for Investment Management and Research. The successful candidate must pass examinations covering economics, security analysis, portfolio management, financial accounting, and standards of conduct.
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The dream came true for the CFA Institute, Charlottesville, Virginia, in mid-July when the Dow Jones Newswire ran a story, "The Longest Wait: Analyst Test-Takers Have Summer of Fear," about the grueling, multiyear Chartered Financial Analyst exam process.
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A division of nationwide educational firm DeVry since 1996, BPE caters to professionals in accounting, finance, and project management, offering review courses for the certified public accountant and chartered financial analyst exams.
This updated business school textbook includes a new chapter introducing valuation of stocks and bonds, Web exercises using a Web-based financial analysis package, and new questions and answers--many from the Chartered Financial Analyst exams.
Becker Professional Review, which includes Stalla CFA Review, provides preparatory coursework for the certified public accountant and chartered financial analyst exams.

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