CFA Level I

Study Material for CFA Level I Exam

Ethical and Professional Standards

Course ImageEthics and Trust in the Investment Profession

How seriously do you take the professional standards section of this examination?  I firmly believe ...

Course ImageCode of Ethics and Standards of Professional Condu...

This course is a part of [CFA Level I study material](https://financetrain.com/section/cfa-level-1).

Course ImageGuidance for Standards I - VII

This course is a part of [CFA Level I study material](https://financetrain.com/section/cfa-level-1).

Course ImageGlobal Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®)

This course is a part of [CFA Level I study material](https://financetrain.com/section/cfa-level-1)....

Quantitative Methods (1)

Course ImageTime Value of Money

This CFA Level I reading provides an introduction to the concepts and techniques of time value of mo...

Course ImageStatistical Concepts and Market Returns

This course is a part of CFA Level I Study Material. You will learn about descriptive statistics su...

Course ImageProbability Concepts

This course is a part of CFA Level I Study Material. You will learn about probability theory and it...

Quantitative Methods (2)

Course ImageCommon Probability Distributions

This course introduces some of the discrete and continuous probability distributions most commonly u...

Course ImageSampling and Estimation

In the real world, it is often not possible to collect data about an entire population to conduct a ...

Course ImageHypothesis Testing

In this course, you will learn about hypothesis testing, used for validating dataset hypotheses, alo...

Economics (1)

Course ImageDemand and Supply

CFAI understands that high quality investment advisors and portfolio managers need to have base comp...

Course ImageThe Firm and Market Structures

This course is part of the Economics section of the study material for CFA Level I Exam.

Course ImageAggregate Output, Prices and Economic Growth

With this CFA Level 1 reading we begin with the fundamental macroeconomic concepts. This reading cov...

Course ImageUnderstanding Business Cycles

This course is a part of CFA Level I Economics section. You will learn the following: - Business ...

Economics (2)

Course ImageMonetary and Fiscal Policy

This course is a part of CFA Level I syllabus. You will learn the following: - Monetary and fisca...

Course ImageInternational Trade and Capital Flows

In this reading, we will study economics in the context of global trade. We will start with an under...

Course ImageCurrency Exchange Rates

This course is a part of CFA Level I Study Material. In this reading we will learn about the curren...

Financial Reporting and Analysis (1)

Course ImageIntroduction to Financial Statement Analysis

In this reading, we will learn the following: - Role of Financial Reporting - Key Financial Sta...

Course ImageFinancial Reporting Standards

In this reading, we will learn the following: - Objectives of financial statements - Importance...

Financial Reporting and Analysis (2)

Course ImageUnderstanding Income Statements

This reading introduces the readers to income statements, one of the three major financial statement...

Course ImageUnderstanding Balance Sheets

This reading introduces the readers to balance sheets, one of the three major financial statements. ...

Course ImageUnderstanding Cash Flow Statements

This reading introduces the readers to cash flow statements, one of the three major financial statem...

Course ImageFinancial Analysis Techniques

In this reading we will learn about how an analyst can use the financial reports to perform detailed...

Financial Reporting and Analysis (3)

Course ImageInventory Analysis

In this course, we will discuss the various methods for valuing inventory, namely, LIFO, FIFO and we...

Course ImageLong-lived Assets

Long-lived assets refer to the long term assets that include property, plant and equipment (PPE), na...

Course ImageAccounting for Income Taxes

A company’s accounting policies (such as depreciation choices, and valuation of assets) can cause di...

Course ImageNon-Current Long Term Liabilities

Non-current liabilities affect a company’s liquidity and solvency and have consequences for its long...

Financial Reporting and Analysis (4)

Course ImageFinancial Statement Analysis: Applications

Till now we learned about the various tools and financial reporting techniques an analyst can use fo...

Corporate Finance (1)

Course ImageCost of Capital

This course is a part of CFA Level I study material. The cost of capital is the rate of return that...

Course ImageCapital Budgeting

This course is a part of CFA Level I study material. You will learn about capital budgeting and the ...

Corporate Finance (2)

Course ImageMeasures of Leverage

This course is a part of CFA Level I study material. Leverage refers to the use of fixed costs in a...

Course ImageWorking Capital Management

Working capital management refers to the set of corporate finance activities that deal with the shor...

Equity Investments (1)

Course ImageMarket Organization and Structure

This course is a part of CFA Level I study material. This reading provides an overview of the finan...

Course ImageMarket Efficiency

This course is a part of CFA Level I study material. You will learn about market efficiency and the ...

Course ImageSecurity Market Indexes

This course is a part of CFA Level I Study Material. This reading provides an introduction to the s...

Equity Investments (2)

Course ImageOverview of Equity Securities

This course is a part of CFA Level I study material. It introduces you to various types of equity s...

Course ImageIndustry and Company Analysis

This course is a part of CFA Level I study material. Industry analysis is a part of portfolio perfo...

Course ImageEquity Valuation

This course is a part of CFA Level I study material. You will learn about the three main equity val...

Fixed Income (1)

Course ImageFixed Income Securities - Defining Elements

This course is a part of CFA Level I study material. You will learn about unique characteristics of...

Course ImageFixed Income Markets: Issuance, Trading and Fundin...

This course is a part of CFA Level I study material. You will learn about the primary issuers of fi...

Course ImageIntroduction to Fixed-Income Valuation

This course is a part of CFA Level I study material. This reading introduces the general principles...

Course ImageIntroduction to Asset-backed Securities

This course is a part of CFA Level I study material. The reading covers asset securitization, the p...

Fixed Income (2)

Course ImageUnderstanding Fixed-Income Risk and Return

This course is a part of CFA Level I Study Material. In this reading you will learn about the measu...

Course ImageFundamentals of Credit Analysis

This course is a part of CFA Level I Study Material. This reading introduces the readers to credit ...

Derivatives

Course ImageDerivative Markets and Instruments

This course is a part of CFA Level I Study Material. This reading introduces the concept of derivat...

Course ImageBasics of Derivative Pricing and Valuation

This course is a part of CFA Level I Study Material. You will learn about the features and valuation...

Alternative Investments

Course ImageIntroduction to Alternative Investments

This course is a part of CFA Level I Study Material. When we talk about traditional investments, we...

Portfolio Management (1)

Course ImagePortfolio Management - An Overview

This course is a part of CFA Level I study material. Additional references: [Hedge Funds](https:/...

Course ImagePortfolio Risk and Return - Part 1

This course is a part of CFA Level I study material.

Course ImagePortfolio Risk and Return - Part 2

This course is a part of CFA Level I study material.

Portfolio Management (2)

Course ImageBasics of Portfolio Planning and Construction

This course is a part of CFA Level I Study Material. In this reading we will learn about the proces...

Course ImageTechnical Analysis

In this reading, you will learn about technical analysis, a set of tools that uses asset price, trad...