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  1. Thread: CFA Level-1

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    CFA Level 1 in India Dec 2010

    Krittika,

    You have around 4 months to prepare and that should be enough for the CFA Level 1 in Dec 2010. The Schweser notes are less exhaustive but sufficient to pass the exam. The CFA Institute's...
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  3. Thread: CFA Level-1

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    Re: CFA Level-1

    Hi Varun,

    Welcome to the forum!

    I think you are confused about the format of the exam. It is not a computer-based test where you'll face such issues.
    It's a simple paper-based exam like the...
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    Re: Where should i start ?

    Akshaya,

    Welcome to the forum!

    Before you go towards corporate finance, step back and look at all the other options in finance. I am assuming that you may not know all the different roles...
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    Re: Transitioning to a Career in Finance...

    Akram has stated the different divisions present in some of the big financial services firms. Prior to 1999, there was a Glass-Steagall Act that did not allow financial institutions to offer both...
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    Re: CFA L2 candidates

    Thanks Rahul for the information.

    @Sameer

    I also find the Derivatives section important and it can get a little challenging with swaptions etc.
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    Re: I-Banking after Engineering

    I understand your situation and mostly agree with Neetu.

    CFA Level 1 won't guarantee you a good finance job. So I don't think you should leave Patni unless you have an alternate offer.

    There...
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    Re: I-Banking after Engineering

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    I'll try to give you some basic idea about jobs after the CFA Level 1 &2 and try to avoid the MBA jargons. :)

    "CFA" as you know stands for Chartered Financial Analyst. So basically at the...
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    Re: I-Banking after Engineering

    Many candidates rely only on Schweser notes. However I had used the CFA Institute study material when I was preparing for the Level 1. I found the CFA Institute study material really exhaustive. It...
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    Re: I-Banking after Engineering

    The CFA Institute doesn't allow you to register for Level 2 without passing Level 1. So that's not possible.

    If you are confident, you can start preparing. But registration will be only after the...
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    Re: I-Banking after Engineering

    I understand that you guys want to best utilize your time. However studying for the both the levels will be a daunting task.

    You will be allowed to register for the CFA L2 only if you pass L1....
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    Re: I-Banking after Engineering

    Yes, it is possible to pass the Level 1 in December and appear for the Level 2 exam in June.

    I am doubting how much work you have at Wipro Tech.
    ;)
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    Re: I-Banking after Engineering

    You can start with a basic book on corporate finance to learn concepts like Time Value of Money, NPV, IRR etc. You can then read the CFA L1 books.

    Firms that recruit engineering students...
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    Re: I-Banking after Engineering

    I had seen that the position requires an MBA or CA but I'll suggest that you still apply. No harm in trying.
    I know that the firm is hiring now. They may hire you for some other position for which...
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    Re: Actuaries Society of India

    Hi Ashish,

    I think you can register for the CFA Level 1 test on December 2010. That'll give you enough time to prepare.
    It'll give you a good foundation and then you can decide where exactly you...
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    Re: Actuaries Society of India

    Hi Ashish,

    Welcome back to DG's forum!
    You were missing for sometime.
    :)

    Acturial jobs are not limited to insurance or reinsurance companies. Some consultancy firms, investment firms and...
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    Re: I-Banking after Engineering

    It's good to see that you are clear about your goals. If you plan properly, then getting into an I-bank will not be very difficult.
    There are some I-banks in India which recruit Engineering...
  18. Re: Monte Carlo Simulation Analysis for Finance

    What exactly do you want to know?
    There are software like @Risk and Crystal Ball that can help you in Monte Carlo Simulation.

    - Sougata
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    Opening for an Equity Research Analyst at KREDENT Brokerage

    Kredent Academy is inviting applications for their Equity Research Team.

    Kredent Brokerage is one of the largest trading houses in India with substantial market share in exchange
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    Re: Transitioning to a Career in Finance...

    Hi Ashish,

    I understand your point. But if you don't know which area in finance you want to be in, then how'll you know which certification to choose? It's like engineering...say you wanted to do...
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    Re: Transitioning to a Career in Finance...

    Hi Ashish,

    I am happy to see your passion to shift to finance. It's good to be motivated but I'll like to add a word of caution. Many people want to do investment banking and when they start doing...
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    Re: CFA L2 candidates

    Thanks for starting this thread!
    I am going to take the CFA Level 2 in June 2010.

    Let's invite more people and share important resources.

    - Sougata
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    Re: ENTRY LEVEL POSITION

    You can try using the following website:
    https://www.glocap.com/

    This has helped some people. Also try to contact alumni from your MBA program who are currently working in Equity Research.
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    Re: Entry level finance jobs!!!!

    I agree with Nidhi and just wanted to tell you how you can turn your manufacturing experience into a competitive advantage. When you market yourself for a job, you can say that you want to be a...
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