Studying to become a Chartered Financial Analyst® usually requires lugging around a lot of books. Stalla Mobile CFA Review contains everything you need to learn every CFA topic — and can even inject some fun and excitement into the daily grind. Continue reading
During results week, 300 Hours created a set of online tools to help candidates analyze the details of their results. The following part of the analysis, as hinted, is to aggregate the results and draw out some additional conclusions from the overall sample.
Well, many thanks to all who contributed! After some analysis into the sample, here are some additional info that might be interesting to AF-ers. Continue reading
Throughout my preparation for Level II, I was of the impression that it is totally different than Level I in terms of understanding, depth and testing. After going through the exam I realized LII is different in terms of understanding and depth but in a lot of areas I had found the testing to be more or less on the same path. I don’t know how true I am in exclaiming this but this is exactly my impression. Understanding the broader picture is undoubtedly necessary but it is also deceiving in terms of exams point of view. Continue reading
Let me come to the point straight. I started the preparations for LII last year in September. Followed a schedule which aimed to complete the whole syllabus till 1st week of April this year. Old performance issues.. happens 1 out of 5, I was able to follow the schedule 80%. As per plan I focused more on the major areas like ethics, equity, fixed income, FRA, Corporate finance & derivatives & gave less time to other areas especially quants. It turned out right and I scored above 70 in these areas which proved ‘anti-fatal’. Schedule is a must in this regard. Continue reading
I am wondering how much CFA candidates really learn (irrespective of which books they follow while preperation) by doing only the CFA program. Because the instruction is ‘passive’ through text books how much do we really know that we think we know. Continue reading