Are there any programs (through universities or other professional assoc) that may use the CFA as an entrance requirement. I know in Toronto, Canada that you can apply to the U of T masters in finance if you have completed the CFA program? Is there anything else in the US, UK or Europe? Continue reading
Anybody who ever spent 5 minutes on AF knows that the CFA designation is no magic bullet that will automatically land you one of those much coveted jobs in SS ER or at a hedge fund - mostly thanks to iteracom. Yet in some cases the CFA designation might just be the little push that tips the scale in your favor. As it did for me. Continue reading
I am planning on giving Level 1 in June 2014.
I was contemplating December but I don’t think I have enough time.
I think 6 months + is more than enough however and I really would like to pass it the first time round. Continue reading
Have a riddle that need your bright minds here: How to maximize the value of an oil field?
Constraint: estimated reserves (2P+2C) are fixed. Estimated capex and opex cost for reserves is fixed.
Appreciate your sharing! Continue reading
Anyone here use stochastic calculus in their job? Would it be useful to charterholders?
For those of you who use it, how difficult is it? Can it be self-taught? What are some good books? Continue reading
I am a project manager for an engineering company and do a bit of investing in spare time. I really like research and analysis in the finance area and have basic understanding of finance industry, and I would like to get a bit more education in this area. Obviously pursue a certification will give me more motivation.
Should I start to with CFA program Level 1 or just to get a Claritas certificate or do something else
I really appreciate any honest opinion or constructive advices Continue reading