cfa level 1 derivatives cheat sheet

CFA Level 1 Derivatives: Our Cheat Sheet

Derivatives. Perhaps no single word has a greater ability to strike fear in the hearts of CFA candidates. The readings on this topic are replete with graphs, formulas, all of which seem indecipherable, and gratuitous references to Greek letters. However, it doesn’t need to be. In fact, it can be one of your strongest topics, …

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CFA Level 1 Alternative Investments: Our Cheat Sheet 1

CFA Level 1 Alternative Investments: Our Cheat Sheet

Whilst a relatively smaller topic weight in the overall CFA Level 1 exams, Alternative Investments is an important topic career-wise if you work in asset management as it is expected to capture 49% of global asset management revenue by 2024. I personally found this topic very interesting – a nice break from the traditional fixed …

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May 2021 CFA Exams Cancelled in Multiple Locations [Latest List] 2

May 2021 CFA Exams Cancelled in Multiple Locations [Latest List]

20th May 2021: May 2021 CFA exams in Buenos Aires, Argentina changed to partial closure 17th May 2021: Full closure in Taipei, Taiwan 14th May 2021: Partial closings in 5 more locations 13th May 2021: Kathmandu full closure and partial closing in Vietnam and Colombo, Sri Lanka. 11th May 2021: Partial closings in 6 more …

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CFA Level 1 Ethics: Our Cheat Sheet 3

CFA Level 1 Ethics: Our Cheat Sheet

If mastered, Ethics can be the ace up your sleeve throughout your CFA exam journey, given its relative high topic-weight yet similar content across all 3 levels. That said, Ethics can be really dry to read through at times… we know, as we have gone through them ourselves. That’s why we’ve created this CFA Level …

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Customize Your Free CFA Study Planner 4

Customize Your Free CFA Study Planner

“Love the website content and the CFA study planner has become an absolute necessity for me! It helped me clear Level 1 in my first attempt by always keeping me on top of my study schedule. “ Reshma Menon, CFA L2 candidate [New: Planner updated to accommodate all 2021-2022 exam dates and curriculum] So you’ve decided to …

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CFA Level 1 Equity: Our Cheat Sheet 5

CFA Level 1 Equity: Our Cheat Sheet

If you’re following our recommended Level 1 topic study order: after going through Quant, FRA and Fixed Income, CFA Level 1 Equity Investments would be a lovely topic in comparison. Since Equity is a relatively gentle section of the curriculum, it provides an opportunity to maximize your score without feeling like you’ve endured the academic …

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Plan CFA Registration Journey Planner

Plan Your 2021 CFA Registration With Our Free Journey Planner

2021 represents a big step change for all CFA candidates, with full transition to computer-based testing (CBT), shorter exams and increased testing frequency for all Levels. It also doesn’t help that CFA Institute has since then implemented a few additional changes to 2021’s exam dates and exam cycles. For those considering the CFA exams, how do …

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CFA computer based testing guide

A Super Guide To CFA Computer Based Testing (CBT) From 2021

Way back in March 2019, CFA Institute first announced that CFA Level 1 will be transitioning to computer-based testing (CBT). Then came 2020, a year of significant change for CFA exams. CFA Institute announced in August 2020 that all 3 levels of the CFA exams will be computer-based from 2021. Yes, there are changes in …

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cfa level 1 fixed income cheat sheet

CFA Level 1 Fixed Income: Our Cheat Sheet

Fixed Income is a central topic in finance, and it increases in importance (topic weight wise) as you advance to CFA Level 3. With so many key concepts to cover, we decided to create our Cheat Sheet series of articles, which focuses on one specific topic area for one specific CFA Level. This cheat sheet …

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CFA ESG Certificate: Our Easy Guide 6

CFA ESG Certificate: Our Easy Guide

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought ESG (environmental, social and governance) issues to the forefront of everyone’s minds. ESG matters. And investors and companies around the world are reacting fast to this current situation, pointing to a longer term demand for investment professionals with green finance and responsible investment knowledge. CFA Institute’s ESG Certificate may be a …

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