Level I Authority for CFA® Exam

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CFA level I: Three Month Study Plan

CFA level I: Three Month Study Plan

 

CFA Level I – Exam Preparation Guide

CFA Level I – Exam Preparation Guide

Study Session 1: Ethical and Professional Standards
 

Reading 1: Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct

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Reading 2: Guidance for Standards I–VII

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Reading 3 and 4: Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS)

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Study Session 2: Quantitative Methods – Basic Concepts
 

Reading 5: Time Value of Money

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Reading 6: Discounted Cash Flow Applications

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Reading 7: Statistical Concepts and Market Returns

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Reading 8: Probability Concepts

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Study Session 3: Quantitative Methods – Application
 

Reading 9: Common Probability Distributions

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Reading 10: Sampling and Estimation

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Reading 11: Hypothesis Testing

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Reading 12: Technical Analysis

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Study Session 4: Economics – Microeconomic Analysis
 

Reading 13: Demand and Supply Analysis: Introduction

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Reading 14: Demand And Supply Analysis: Consumer Demand

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Reading 15: Demand and Supply Analysis: The Firm

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Reading 16: The Firm and Market Structures

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Study Session 5: Economics – Macroeconomic Analysis
 

Reading 17: Aggregate Output, Prices, and Economic Growth

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Reading 18: Understanding Business Cycles

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Reading 19: Monetary and Fiscal Policy

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Study Session 6: Economics in Global Context
 

Reading 20: International Trade and Capital Flows

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Reading 21: Currency Exchange Rates

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Study Session 7: Financial Reporting and Analysis – An Introduction
 

Reading 22: Financial Statement Analysis: An Introduction

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Reading 23: Financial Reporting Mechanics

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Reading 24: Financial Reporting Standards

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Study Session 8: Financial Reporting and Analysis
 

Reading 25: Understanding Income Statements

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Reading 26: Understanding Balance Sheets

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Reading 27: Understanding Cash Flow Statements

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Reading 28: Financial Analysis Techniques

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Study Session 9: Financial Reporting and Analysis
 

Reading 29: Inventories

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Reading 30: Long-lived Assets

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Reading 31: Income Taxes

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Reading 32: Non-current (Long-term) Liabilities

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Study Session 10: Evaluating Financial Reporting Quality
 

Reading 33: Financial Reporting Quality

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Reading 34: Financial Statement Analysis: Applications

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Study Session 11: Corporate Finance
 

Reading 35: Capital Budgeting

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Reading 36: Cost of Capital

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Reading 37: Measures of Leverage

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Reading 38: Dividends and Share Repurchases: Basics

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Reading 39: Working Capital Management

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Reading 40: The Corporate Governance of Listed Companies

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Study Session 12: Portfolio Management
 

Reading 41: Portfolio Management: An Overview

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Reading 42: Portfolio Risk and Return: Part I

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Reading 43: Portfolio Risk and Return: Part II

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Reading 44: Basics of Portfolio Planning and Construction

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Study Session 13: Market Organization, Market Indices, and Market Efficiency
 

Reading 45: Market Organization and Structure

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Reading 46: Security Market Indices

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Reading 47: Market Efficiency

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Study Session 14: Equity Analysis and Valuation
 

Reading 48: Overview of Equity Securities

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Reading 49: Introduction to Industry and Company Analysis

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Reading 50: Equity Valuation: Concepts and Basic Tools

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Study Session 15: Fixed Income – Basic Concepts
 

Reading 51: Fixed-Income Securities: Defining Elements

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Reading 52: Fixed-Income Markets: Issuance, Trading, and Funding

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Reading 53: Introduction to Fixed-Income Valuation

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Reading 54: Introduction to Asset-backed Securities

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Study Session 16: Fixed Income – Analysis and Valuation
 

Reading 55: Understanding Fixed-Income Risk and Return

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Reading 56: Fundamentals of Credit Analysis

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Study Session 17: Derivatives
 

Reading 57: Derivative Markets and Instruments

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Reading 58: Basics of Derivative Pricing and Valuation

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Reading 59: Risk Management Applications of Option Strategies

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Study Session 18: Alternative Investments
 

Reading 60: Introduction to Alternative Investments

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CFA Level 1 Authority: Practice questions
 

Study Session 1: Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct

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Reading 5: Time Value of Money

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Reading 6: Discounted Cash Flow Applications

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Reading 7: Statistical Concepts and Market Returns

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Reading 8: Probability Concepts

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Reading 9: Common Probability Distributions

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Reading 10: Sampling and Estimation

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Reading 11: Hypothesis Testing

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Reading 12: Technical Analysis

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Study Session 4 – Reading 13 – 16: Microeconomics

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Study Session 5 – Reading 17 – 19: Macroeconomics

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Study Session 6 – Reading 20 – 21: Economics in Global Context

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Study Session 7 – Reading 22 – 24: Financial Reporting – Introduction

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Study Session 8 – Reading 25 – 28: Financial Reporting and Analysis: Income Statements, Balance Sheets, and Cash Flow Statements

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Study Session 9 – Reading 29 – 32: Financial Reporting

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Study Session 10 – Reading 33 – 34: Financial Reporting Quality

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Study Session 11 – Reading 35 – 40: Corporate Finance

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Study Session 12 – Reading 41 – 44: Portfolio Management

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Study Session 13 – Reading 45 – 47: Equities

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Study Session 14 – Reading 48 – 50: Equities

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Study Session 15-16 – Reading 51 – 56: Fixed Income – Analysis and Valuation

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Study Session 17 – Reading 57 – 59: Derivatives

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Study Session 18 – Reading 60: Alternative Investments

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