CFA Program

The CFA® Program bridges industry practice, investment theory, and ethical and professional standards to provide investment analysis and portfolio management skills.

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CIPM Program

The CIPM® Program offers practice-based skills for investment performance and risk evaluation, manager selection, and communication of investment results.

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Claritas Program

The Claritas® Program offers anyone working in financial services a clear understanding of the investment industry and their role and responsibilities within it.

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Policy & Advocacy: Where Do We Stand?

Learn more about the position CFA Institute takes on key issues affecting investors, such as dark trading, high frequency trading, and digital currencies.

68th CFA Institute Annual Conference

26-29 April 2015, Frankfurt, Germany. For more information and to stay up-to-date with the latest details, please visit

Irving Kahn: A Pioneer of the Investment Industry Rests in Peace

Irving Kahn, CFA, one of the first 284 candidates to take the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) exam, died 24 February in Manhattan at age 109. Irving received CFA charter number 240 in September of 1963 and was the last living member of the first class of charterholders.