This reading provides an introduction to the concepts and techniques of time value of money. These techniques are a fund...

In this course, you will learn about descriptive statistics such as central tendency, location, dispersion, and return d...

In this course, you will learn about probability theory and its applications in measuring risk in investments. - Common...

This course introduces some of the discrete and continuous probability distributions most commonly used to describe the ...

In the real world, it is often not possible to collect data about an entire population to conduct a statistical analysis...

In this course, you will learn about hypothesis testing, used for validating dataset hypotheses, along with techniques t...

High quality investment advisors and portfolio managers need to have base competency in economic theory in order to valu...

In this course, you will learn about the firm and the various types of market structures: - Types of Market Structures ...

In this reading, we begin with the fundamental macroeconomic concepts. This reading covers the building blocks of aggreg...

In this course, you will learn the following: - Business cycles - Typical patterns of resource use fluctuation, housing...

In this course, you will learn the following: - Monetary and fiscal policy - Money and process of money creation - Dema...

In this reading, we will study economics in the context of global trade. We will start with an understanding of how a co...

In this course, you will learn about the currency market fundamentals.

In this reading, we will learn the following: - Role of Financial Reporting - Key Financial Statements - Financial Stat...

In this reading, we will learn the following: - Objectives of financial statements - Importance of financial reporting ...

This reading introduces the readers to income statements, one of the three major financial statements. We will learn abo...

This reading introduces the readers to balance sheets, one of the three major financial statements. We will learn about ...

This reading introduces the readers to cash flow statements, one of the three major financial statements. We will learn ...

In this reading we will learn about how an analyst can use the financial reports to perform detailed financial analysis ...

In this course, we will discuss the various methods for valuing inventory, namely, LIFO, FIFO and weighted average cost ...

Long-lived assets refer to the long term assets that include property, plant and equipment (PPE), natural resources, int...

A company’s accounting policies (such as depreciation choices, and valuation of assets) can cause differences in taxes r...

Non-current liabilities affect a company’s liquidity and solvency and have consequences for its long-term growth and via...

Till now we learned about the various tools and financial reporting techniques an analyst can use for analysing financia...

In this course, you will learn about capital budgeting and the assessment of capital investments.

The cost of capital is the rate of return that a firm pays to bondholders and equity holders. Cost of capital is an impo...

Leverage refers to the use of fixed costs in a company's cost structure. In this reading we will learn about the various...

Working capital management refers to the set of corporate finance activities that deal with the short-term financing req...

This course provides an overview of the financial system and how financial markets are structured. You will learn about ...

This course provides an introduction to the security market indices. You will learn about how indices are constructed, m...

In this course, you will learn about market efficiency and the degree to which market prices may reflect available infor...

This course introduces you to various types of equity securities and their characteristics. You will learn about the cha...

Industry analysis is a part of portfolio performance attribution, that is, the industry is studied as one of the sources...

In this course, you will learn about the three main equity valuation approaches: present value, multiplier, and asset ba...

In this course, you will learn about unique characteristics of fixed-income securities, its covenants, legal, regulatory...

In this course, you will learn about the primary issuers of fixed income securities, primary and secondary marksts for t...

This course introduces the general principles for valuation of fixed income securities. You will learn about how to valu...

This course covers asset securitization, the process of creating securities backed by certain assets. It explains the va...

In this course, you will learn about the measurement of interest rate risk using two key concepts, namely, duration and ...

This course introduces the readers to credit analysis of bonds. You will learn about credit analysis for corporate bonds...

This course introduces the concept of derivatives and provides an overview of the various types of derivative contracts....

In this course, you will learn about the features and valuation concepts for forwards, futures, options and swaps.

When we talk about traditional investments, we are generally talking about cash, bonds and stocks. Alternative investmen...

This course provides an overview of portfolio management. Additional references:

Portfolio Risk and Return

In this course, we will learn about the process of portfolio planning and construction. We will also learn about the dev...

In this reading, you will learn about technical analysis, a set of tools that uses asset price, trading volume, and othe...

This learning series introduces the learner to the concept of capital structure, the various characteristics of debt fin...

This series introduces the key concepts of bond analysis, including Macaulay duration, Modified duration, and convexity.

In this learning series, you will be introduced to the common money market instruments such as certificate of deposits, ...

This series explains the various aspects of foreign exchange market, such as quotation conventions, types of brokers, an...

This series provides an introduction to stock markets. This includes the description of various types of stocks, and sto...

This learning series introduces the structure of the commodities market. It starts with the spot market and then moves t...

This learning series covers the fundamental math concepts required for managing a portfolio of assets.

This series provides an overview of the concept of Value at Risk (VaR). It then provides an introduction to how VaR is c...

This learning series introduces the reader to the key components of credit loss distribution. These components are credi...

In this online course on Accounting Skills for Managers, you will learn one of the most important skills that you need t...

This course is a part of CFA Level I study material reading - Basics of Derivative Pricing and Valuation

CFA Level II