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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.
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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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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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According to Chartered Financial Analysts Society East Africa director Steven Wamathai the sectors have faced an evolving and extensive market to woo trainers as investment professionals, financial analysts and portfolio managers.
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Al-Saleh made this remark, on Tuesday, in his opening speech at the Third Middle East Investment Conference, organized by the Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA) Society.
Hyderabad: The Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India (ICFAI) campus was enveloped in silence and shock after an assistant professor brutally murdered his two sons, buried them in the city outskirts before jumping before a train.
The Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA) Institute announced that of 25,766 June 2013 Level III candidates, 49 per cent passed final exam.
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 Garrison Financial Institute, in partnership with the Arkansas Chartered Financial Analysts Society, will host Carter Braxton Worth, managing director and chief market technician at Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc.
He also co-authored a book, Quantitative Techniques for Financial Analysis, initially published by the Financial Analysts Research Foundation in 1971, which was used for many years as the basic text for the statistical component of the Chartered Financial Analysts' examination program.

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