CFA

Thank god it’s over, at least for now. I’m glad to see that the months spent preparing for this thing and living like a hermit in all of May paid off. The pass rate for the June exam was an astoundingly high 46%, compared to previous years when it hovered in the ~35% range. I won’t start studying for the level II until October-ish. The level II is supposed to be a real bitch, but at least it covers some interesting topics like econometrics, Miller-Modigliani and Black-Scholes-Merton. Too bad all have very severe practical limitations.
Level 1: Pass

The table below illustrates your subject matter strengths and weaknesses.   The three columns on the right are marked with asterisks to indicate your performance on each question or topic area.

Multiple Choice

Q# Topic Max Pts <=50% 51%-70% >70%
Alternative Investments 8 *
Corporate Finance 20 *
Derivatives 12 *
Economics 24 *
Equity Investments 24 *
Ethical & Professional Standards 36 *
Financial Reporting & Analysis 48 *
Fixed Income Investments 28 *
Portfolio Management 12 *
Quantitative Methods 28 *
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