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CFA® vs CPA: Which Designation Should you Pursue?

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) represent two of the most prestigious professional designations in accounting and finance. Although these two designations frequently represent divergent career paths, many students evaluate the merits of a career in both accounting or finance when consider their own career path. As part of that evaluation, it […]

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8 Best Swing Trading Books

Swing trading is a trading strategy which takes advantage of short-term price changes or “swings.” Using fundamental and technical market analysis tools, swing traders take advantage of short term volatility, making trades and holding positions for a period of several days or weeks. Swing trading offers many of the same profit opportunities as day trading, […]

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AdaptPrep CFA Review: Does it Make Sense for you?

The Adapt Prep CFA prep course was launched in 2013 and represents one of the newer and more innovative prep course providers available for all 3 levels of the CFA Exam.  Adapt Prep’s key ingredient is its adaptive learning algorithm that shows you practice questions based on your individual level of preparedness.    We take […]

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Discount Rate vs Required Rate of Return

The discount rate and the required rate of return represent core concepts in asset valuation. These terms are most frequently used when comparing the market price of an asset vs the intrinsic value of that asset to determine if it represents a suitable investment. We highlight what each term means and why they represent similar […]

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