SAN DIEGO--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--CFA Society San Diego, the local member society of CFA Institute, the global association of investment professionals that sets the highest standards of ethics, education, and professional excellence, announced that 35 local investment professionals have earned the prestigious CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) designation.
“The investment professionals who we honor today have the potential to shape a more trustworthy financial industry that better serves society”
“The investment professionals who we honor today have the potential to shape a more trustworthy financial industry that better serves society,” said Lu Yu, President of the CFA Society San Diego. “These new charterholders have shown a continued commitment to professional integrity, education and trust in finance. We welcome them as they join the CFA Institute and the CFA Society San Diego’s global effort to create an environment where investors’ interests come first, markets function at their best, and economies grow.”
To earn the CFA charter, candidates must sequentially pass three six-hour exams that are widely considered to be the most rigorous in the investment profession. The CFA curriculum includes ethical and professional standards; financial reporting and analysis; corporate finance; economics; quantitative methods; equity, fixed income, alternative investments; derivatives; portfolio management; and wealth planning. Currently, more than 110,000 investment professionals in 141 nations and territories hold the CFA charter.
A charterholder recognition event will be held on Saturday evening, October 26th, 2013 at the University Club atop the Symphony Towers to welcome the latest group of investment professionals who have earned the CFA designation. If you would like to attend, please contact Stacy Gooch at 760-795-3450 or email@example.com.
About CFA Society San Diego
CFA Society San Diego is the local member society of CFA Institute, the global association of investment professionals that sets the standard for professional excellence and credentials. The organization is a champion for ethical behavior in investment markets and a respected source of knowledge in the global financial community. The end goal: to create an environment where investors’ interests come first, markets function at their best, and economies grow. For more information, visit http://www.cfasociety.org/sandiego/.