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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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Suri is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) from the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India, and she has completed her graduation in law.
Dubai: March 12 (BNA)-- The 4th Middle East Investment Conference2013 is slated to be organized by the UAE's Society of Chartered Financial Analysts during the period 20-21 March 2013 in Dubai, UAE.
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.
LOS ANGELES -- The Chartered Financial Analysts Society of Los Angeles (CFALA) will be welcoming John Bogle on Monday, February 26 at the Omni Hotel.
LOS ANGELES -- Equities will rise, interest rates will moderate or fall and oil prices are expected to remain contained, according to the expert panel at the 2007 Economic and Investments Forecasts Dinner sponsored by the Chartered Financial Analysts Society of Los Angeles (CFALA) on February 1.
LOS ANGELES -- The Chartered Financial Analysts Society of Los Angeles (CFALA) announces the winner of the annual Economics Teacher of the Year.
LOS ANGELES -- The fifth annual forecasting dinner sponsored by the Chartered Financial Analysts Society of Los Angeles (CFALA) will be held on Thursday, February 1, 2007.
Both are Chartered Financial Analysts and staunch advocates of Heartland's bargain-hunting investment process.
The firm was founded in 2002 by experienced investment bankers and equity research analysts, many of whom are Chartered Financial Analysts.
It was formed as the Association for Investment Management and Research in 1990 from the combination of the Financial Analysts Federation (formed in 1947) and the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts (formed in 1962).
In the early 1960s, the FAF created the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts as a separate, independent entity commissioned to develop and administer the new Chartered Financial Analyst curriculum and examination program.
He has also served as chairman and trustee of the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts, a member of the Board of Governors of the Association for Investment Management and Research (AIMR), on the Advisory Board for the University of California, Walter A.

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