CFA Level I

Study Material for CFA Level I Exam

Ethical and Professional Standards

No ImageEthics and Trust in the Investment Profession

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

No 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).

No ImageGuidance for Standards I - VII

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

No 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)

No ImageTime Value of Money

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

No ImageStatistical Concepts and Market Returns

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

No ImageProbability Concepts

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

Quantitative Methods (2)

No ImageCommon Probability Distributions

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

No ImageSampling and Estimation

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

No ImageHypothesis Testing

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

Economics (1)

No ImageDemand and Supply

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

No ImageThe Firm and Market Structures

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

No ImageAggregate Output, Prices and Economic Growth

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

No ImageUnderstanding Business Cycles

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

Economics (2)

No ImageMonetary and Fiscal Policy

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

No ImageInternational Trade and Capital Flows

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

No 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)

No ImageIntroduction to Financial Statement Analysis

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

No ImageFinancial Reporting Standards

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

Financial Reporting and Analysis (2)

No ImageUnderstanding Income Statements

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

No ImageUnderstanding Balance Sheets

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

No ImageUnderstanding Cash Flow Statements

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

No 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)

No ImageInventory Analysis

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

No ImageLong-lived Assets

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

No ImageAccounting for Income Taxes

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

No 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)

No ImageFinancial Statement Analysis: Applications

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

Corporate Finance (1)

No ImageCost of Capital

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

No ImageCapital Budgeting

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

No ImageIntroduction to Corporate Governance and Other ESG...

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

Corporate Finance (2)

No ImageMeasures of Leverage

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

No ImageWorking Capital Management

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

Equity Investments (1)

No ImageMarket Organization and Structure

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

No ImageMarket Efficiency

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

No 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)

No ImageOverview of Equity Securities

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

No ImageIndustry and Company Analysis

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

No 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)

No ImageFixed Income Securities - Defining Elements

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

No 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...

No ImageIntroduction to Fixed-Income Valuation

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

No 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)

No 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...

No ImageFundamentals of Credit Analysis

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

Derivatives

No ImageDerivative Markets and Instruments

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

No 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

No 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)

No ImagePortfolio Management - An Overview

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

No ImagePortfolio Risk and Return - Part 1

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

No ImagePortfolio Risk and Return - Part 2

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

Portfolio Management (2)

No 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...

No ImageTechnical Analysis

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