The 2013 Level II curriculum had 56 readings of which 49 are essentially unchanged. The 2014 Level II curriculum has 60 readings. The changes are shown below:
Ethics. Code of Ethics and Professional Standards has been updated.
Quantitative Methods. No changes
Financial Reporting and Analysis. Three readings have been updated: Inter-corporate Investments, Multinational Operations and The Lessons We Learned
Corporate Finance: No changes
Equity. Two readings have been added: Your Strategy Needs a Strategy, Industry and Company Analysis
Alternative Investments. One reading has been added: A Primer on Commodity Investing
Fixed Income. Fundamentals of Credit Analysis has been dropped because it is covered at Level I. Credit Analysis Models has been added.
Derivatives. Credit Derivatives: An Overview has been replaced by Credit Default Swaps
Portfolio Management. The Theory of Active Portfolio Management has been dropped. Residual Risk and Return: The Information Ratio and The Fundamental Law of Active Management have been added.
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