Financial Analyst

  1. Is the CFA Useful for Corporate Finance?

    The CFA is useful for some job functions, but an MBA may better suit younger workers.
  2. 5 Signs You're Getting Bad Financial Advice

    Use good judgment and practice due diligence when contracting with professional money ...
  3. Greenlight Capital Lost 2.6% This Past Quarter

    Founder David Einhorn still thinks that global monetary agencies are feeding an excess ...
  4. 3 Things to Know Before Taking Sell Side Recommendations

    Learn about the equity research process to understand the incentives faced by published ...
  5. 3 Suggestions Before Reading Analyst Stock Recommendation

    Discover the true motivations and priorities of sell-side analysts and why individual ...
  6. Comerica Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Monday (CMA)

    Comerica will send its dividend payment on July 1 to shareholders of record as of ...
  1. Comerica Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Monday (CMA)

    Comerica will send its dividend payment on July 1 to shareholders of record as of ...
  2. How to Forecast Rite Aid's Revenue (RAD)

    Learn a framework for using key performance indicators as a way to forecast Rite ...
  3. What to Expect From TransUnion's Earnings (TRU)

    TransUnion is not the only company to have struggled after recently launching an ...
  4. Will Apple's New Corporate Cloud Strategy Bear ...

    With some $216 billion in cash on its balance sheet, Apple can afford tons of talent, ...
  5. Johnson & Johnson P/E Ratio: A Quick Analysis

    Calculating and analyzing Johnson and Johnson's P/E Ratio.
  6. Lockheed Martin P/E Ratio: A Quick Analysis

    A quick analysis of Lockheed Martin's P/E ratio.
  1. Depreciation Can Shield Taxes, Bolster Cash Flow

    Depreciation can be used as a tax-deductible expense to reduce tax costs, bolstering cash flow
  2. How do I become a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)?

    Understand what it means to hold the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. Learn how a candidate can work to become a ...
  3. Are money market funds considered cash?

    Learn the difference between how analysts and auditors treat money market funds and why not knowing the difference can hurt ...
  4. What are working capital costs?

    Discover what costs are included in working capital, and learn how to use working capital as an indicator of a company's ...
  1. Equity Investments: CFA Level II Tutorial

    Chapter 1: Equity Valuation: Its Applications and Processes Chapter 2: Return Concepts for Equity Valuation Chapter 3: Industry Analysis With Porter's 5 Forces
  2. Series 4

    FINRA Series 4 Exam Guide
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