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The capitalized interest cost

Hi everyone 

now if we capitalized interest cost, then we will reflect this payment which is a cash transaction in the depreciation noncash transaction, so how we will treat this issue when we trying to calculate CFO in a indirect method?

Thank you

General question

Hello everyone,

I have a general question - when you started to prepare for the exam, did you tell your colleagues / friends about it?  Or did you say it just when you passed?

Thank you.

Does anyone know this German Book for CFA Exam Preparation

Hello, 

does anyone know this German book: “Das CFA Examen für Faule, Zeitsparer und Pfennigfuchser: Strategien, um das CFA-Examen mit möglichst wenig Zeit …”. 

Has anyone read this book and can give me recommendations if it is any good?

Thanks, 

Tom

Managing Interest Rates

A commonly seen headline in media is “Central bank increases the interest rate….”

(1) Is the rate that is increased the nominal rate or the real rate?

(2) What is the effect does the real interest rate and the nominal interest rate have on inflation?

(3) What happens to GDP if the real interest rate is decreased (if it can be decreased by the central bank) or decreases?

(4) What is the feasibility of achieving low inflation and high GDP growth for a country?

Schweser customizable study calendar

Has anyone who has access to this schedule played around with it? I need something like this to keep me organized and on track. If I have the calendar begin my study plan on June 1, it only schedules me for about 1 hour a day, 7 days a week. This is manageable and Im able to fit it into my work and social schedule but I do not think an hour per day is enough the learn and retain the concept, etc. Your thoughts?

CFA L1 - Complete syllabus first & Practice Later?

Hello Everyone,

I’m preparing for CFA Level 1. I have registered for Dec 2019.  I would like to know what is the best approach to prepare for this exam.I am doing 9 hours full time job in ecommerce company, my job is not related to finance. I made up study plan where I will be covering 2-3 readings in a week, while studying 12-20 hours on weekend and some 4-6 hours on week days 

Inventory and cash paid to suppliers

hello everyone 

lets assume that the COGS= 75, Acc payable= increased by 2, and Inventory= decreased by 6

the cash paid to suppliers = 75 - 2 - 6= 67, but i can’t  understanding why i should to subtract the  decrease in inventory from the COGS logically