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.
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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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