Q:
Which one of the following uses of the "CFA" trademark is correct?
a) Are you a CFA?
b) When did you get your CFA?
c) Do you work with any other CFAs?
d) How many years have you been a CFA?
e) None of these are correct.
A:
The correct answer is e.
The correct use the CFA abbreviation is one the most important things to know as a CFA candidate. Never ever use the CFA trademark in the form of a noun, but rather in the form of an adjective. Here are the correct versions of the above statements:
a) Do you have your CFA designation?
b) When did you get your CFA designation?
c) How many CFA charter holders work at your firm?
d) How many years have you held the CFA designation?

MORE FAQS

  1. A brokerage customer has $10,000 in securities and a credit balance of $4,000 ...

  2. You invest $1,000 in a mutual fund for two years. The mutual fund earned 25% in the first year and lost ...

  3. What types of companies hire a chartered financial analyst (CFA)?

  4. How can I protect my portfolio from market corrections?

  5. In a Corporation's financials, surplus earnings are accounted for as ...

  6. A Straddle

  7. Your firm is a registered investment advisor that specializes in investment management with 400 clients ...

  8. Under the Uniform Securities Act, a broker-dealer is generally required to obtain surety bond coverage ...

  9. Compute the offering price for a mutual fund with NAV of $1,200,000,000, an 8% front-end load, and 1,000,000 shares outstanding.

  10. If I am looking to get an Investment Banking job. What education do employers prefer? MBA or CFA?

  11. Why are corrective waves useful for technical analysis?

  12. If a sales representative moves from one broker-dealer to another ...

  13. Under the Investment Company Act of 1940, an investment company must have minimum net assets of how much before it can issue shares to the public?

  14. Margin accounts are established to allow investors the ability to use leverage with their investments.

  15. How many attempts at each CFA exam is a candidate permitted?

  16. Do financial advisors need to pass the Series 7 exam?

  17. Do financial advisors need to be approved by FINRA?

  18. How does a broker decide which customers are eligible to open a margin account?

  19. Why is the Nasdaq more heavily weighted to tech stocks than other stock exchanges?

RELATED FAQS

  1. A brokerage customer has $10,000 in securities and a credit balance of $4,000 ... ...

    The correct answer is d The market value of the person's equity is equal to the market value of the securities plus the credit ...
  2. You invest $1,000 in a mutual fund for two years. The mutual fund earned 25% in ...

    The correct answer is c). If you invest $1,000 and earn 25% you will now have $1,250 at the end of the first year ($1,00 ...
  3. What types of companies hire a chartered financial analyst (CFA)?

    Find out which types of firms typically employ chartered financial analysts, what positions CFAs frequently hold and which ...
  4. How can I protect my portfolio from market corrections?

    Learn about some of the types of investment strategies designed to protect an investment portfolio from losing value during ...
  5. In a Corporation's financials, surplus earnings are accounted for as ...

    D is the correct answer. Surplus earnings are either plowed back into the company (retained earnings) or they are paid out ...
RELATED TERMS
  1. Correction

    A reverse movement, usually negative, of at least 10% in a stock, ...
  2. Correction Notice

    A notice indicating that a process or application contains errors ...
  3. CFA Institute

    Formerly known as the Association for Investment Management and ...
  4. Invisible Assets

    An item of value that is intangible and that cannot be seen, ...
  5. Accounting Changes And Error Correction

    Requirements for the accounting for and reporting of a change ...
  6. Licensed International Financial Analyst - LIFA

    A professional designation provided by the International Research ...
Trading Center