CFA Level 1 (2022) Fixed Income, Derivatives & Alternatives
What you'll learn
- CFA Level 1 Fixed Income, Derivatives, and Alternative Investments
- Be enrolled in the CFA Program
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Our video lessons follow the same pattern as the 57 readings from the curriculum, with the exception that we emphasize on the LOS – the learning objectives on which exam questions are based! Plus we add convenient mathematical examples throughout so that you are better prepared on the big day.
Professor James Forjan, who has taught college-level finance classes for over 23 years, summarizes Level I of the CFA exam curriculum in 57 clear and simple videos. With a clear passion for teaching, Prof. Forjan has worked in the CFA exam preparation industry for decades after earning his charter in 2004. His resume includes:
BS in accounting
MSc in Finance
PhD in Finance (minor in Economics and two PhD level classes in Econometrics)
Has taught at different 6 universities (undergraduate and graduate-level Finance classes)
Co-author of investment books
Has crafted, edited, updated, and upgraded a multitude of CFA exam type questions at all levels
And much more…
This course includes:
Videos covering each Fixed Income, Derivatives, and Alternative Investments reading (downloadable)
Downloadable Powerpoint slides (in PDF format)
In this video series, Professor James Forjan summarizes the CFA Level 1 Fixed Income, Derivatives, and Alternative Investments chapters. Prof. Forjan has taught undergraduate and graduate business classes for over 25 years and is a co-author of investment books. All of the important concepts from the CFA Level I Fixed Income, Derivatives, and Alternative Investments chapters are explained in details and each video includes many questions examples.
The answers file includes detailed explanations and the referring LOS. Learn from the #1 rated CFA & FRM preparation institution − AnalystPrep.
The readings covered in this course are:
Reading 39 – Fixed-Income Securities: Defining Elements
Reading 40 – Fixed-Income Markets: Issuance, Trading and Funding
Reading 41 – Introduction to Fixed-Income Valuation
Reading 42 – Introduction to Asset-Backed Securities
Reading 43 – Understanding Fixed-Income Risk and Return
Reading 44 – Fundamentals of Credit Analysis
Reading 45 – Derivative Markets and Instruments
Reading 46 – Basics of Derivative Pricing and Valuation
Reading 47 – Introduction to Alternative Investments
Who this course is for:
- CFA Level 1 candidates
James Forjan, PhD, CFA has taught college-level business classes for over 25 years. He currently teaches a number of different graduate and undergraduates classes in Pennsylvania. He received his CFA charter in 2004 and has always been keeping up to date with what is happening in the investment world and with the CFA Institute.
Stefan is a test prep professor at Northeastern Illinois University holding a Bachelor’s degree in Communication from the University of Southern California and a Master's degree in Journalism from Northwestern University. He has written practice problems for both GRE Prep Club and GMAT Club online prep materials, as well as participated as an invited test prep expert at live college admissions events globally for schools such as ESMT Berlin. He has scored in the 99th percentile or higher for each of the variety of standardized tests, including the ACT, Executive Assessment, Essential Skills Assessment, GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MAT, and SAT, that he has taught for more than a decade. In fact, at a previous test-prep employer, he was once voted best tutor in the Midwest region based on student feedback. His engaging style, perhaps honed while producing college and professional sports at ESPN, has helped hundreds of students from high schoolers looking to beat the ACT or SAT to undergrads and professionals looking to get into top tier graduate schools such as the University of Chicago, Harvard University, New York University, and Yale University.