2014 Exam Topic Weights

Topic Area Level I Level II Level III Ethical and Professional Standards 15 10-15 10-15 Quantitative Methods 12 5-10 0 Economics 10 5-10 5-15 Financial Reporting and Analysis 20 15-20 0 Corporate Finance 8 5-15 0 Equity Investments 10 15-25 5-15 Fixed Income 12 10-20 10-20 Derivatives 5 5-15 5-15 Alternative Investments 3 5-10 5-15 […]

The Magic Number

300 hours has become a massive catch phrase for the CFA exams, but is there a magic number for the amount of practice problems and questions one should do in order to boost the chance of a candidate succeeding in the exam. Yes there is, and it is around 800. You should try to do […]