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New York City - Investment Banking Analyst
We like to cover more than just CFA Exam study tips and our CFA Professor Brainteasers. We got you an Investment Banker to give his rundown of a typical day. Don’t be scared by the hours! Subscribe NOW for more quality content! Day in the Life of an Investment Banking Analyst My name is Josh and I’m a second-year Investment Banking...
Weekend Reading
Welcome to your dose of weekend reading! Grab yourself a fresh mug of coffee, get comfortable on your couch and charge up on the latest reading. Nothing better to unwind, right? Must Reads Kenneth Rogoff discusses the Difference in Views between Artificial Intelligence Researchers and Economists about the Impact of New Technologies on Long-Term Economic Growth. George Soros points at the Threat...
CFA Brainteaser
This CFA Professor Brainteaser covers aspects of Corporate Finance. QUESTION Sponsor AlphaStone Capital LLC ("AlphaStone") is acquiring an asset at a multiple of times free cash flow of X. Suppose the cost of financing is K. What’s the relationship that should for R and K, to increase the pre-tax return on equity ("R") of this investment? HINT Think what the capital structure looks like....
CFA Exam Results
The CFA Institute doesn’t give you an actual score but shows your score relative to the Minimum Passing Score and 10th and 90th You are given a likely range of scores given your test result and under favorable or unfavorable factors The breakdown by subject is a helpful tool in understanding whether you should allocate more resources to...
Choose for Success
Did you fail the CFA Exam? Thousands of people failed with you. It actually makes you part of the majority! The CFA Program is notoriously tough. The exams cover a wide array of topics, yet still expect you to master each of them. As we showed in our article on CFA exam pass rates, this causes most people fail....