Category Archives: CFA General

Re: Bloomberg Opinion Piece: “Wall Street’s CFA Program Is a Colossal Waste of Time”

On 17th August 2021, Bloomberg published an opinion piece titled “Wall Street’s CFA Program Is a Colossal Waste of Time ” and this post is a response to that article. The CFA Charter has very often been regarded as the … Continue reading

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May 2021 CFA Level I Results at Historical Low, only 25% Pass

The May 2021 numbers for the level I exams have recently been made public, a result that saw only a quarter of test takers get a pass. This is an extremely low pass rate and to put this number into … Continue reading

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OK, I got the CFA charter, what now?

As someone who got the CFA charter six years ago, I recall that when I was studying the curriculum, I came across a lot of advice on forums where discussions were centred around passing the exams but after passing my … Continue reading

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Japan Investment Conference 2019: The Multi-Stage Life and The Challenges Facing Financial Services

This is an event that I attended a couple of weeks ago and the agenda can be found here: Click to access JIC2019_agenda_EN.pdf This was a special event as it was also an opportunity to commemorate CFA Japan’s 20 year … Continue reading

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CFA Results Are Coming Out on 6th August 2019.

So, if you took the June exam, tomorrow is the day that you have been waiting for. Level 1 and Level 2 candidates across the the world will be receiving their CFA scores. Level 3 candidates will have to wait … Continue reading

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The Time Value of Money

The Time Value of Money is a core concept in finance. If you are in the early stages of your studies in the field of finance then this is a concept that you want to ensure that you understand well. … Continue reading

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My Thoughts on the CFA Programme

The CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) curriculum consists of three exams which test candidates on various topics relating to portfolio management, economics and accounting. Exams are offered twice a year for Level 1 (June and December) and once a year for … Continue reading

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