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Elasticity 101 - Everything you Need to Know for CFA Level 1

Everything you need to know about elasticity for the CFA Level 1 exam. 

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Financial Market Basics for the CFA Level 1 Exam

Understanding the basics of financial markets is vital for the CFA level 1 exam. This post dives into market structure, the types of participants, and what it means for a market to be efficient.

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Deadweight Loss - Challenges to Market Efficiency

Deadweight loss (DWL) is a heavily tested concept on the CFA L1 exam as it ties together an understanding of consumer and producer surplus, elasticity, and market structure. This post defines the concept, introduces necessary calculations, and goes through the potential causes of deadweight loss caused by government interventions or externalities. 

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Understanding, Identifying, and Calculating Consumer Surplus and Producer Surplus

The CFA Level 1 exam tests consumer surplus, producer surplus and associated concepts like deadweight loss extensively. This post explains the concepts, shows them graphically, and ties them into market structures and government policies in the way that the CFA L1 curriculum tends to test the economics material.  

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The Elliott Wave Theory and Long Term Market Cycles

The Elliot Wave Theory is a long-term technical explanation for market cycles.

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Oscillators & Indicators - Tools for Technical Analysis

A detailed dive into the key technical indicators used for technical analysis. 

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Interpreting Chart Patterns - Technical Analysis on L1

Within the 4 main technical chart types introduced in the CFA L1 curriculum, there are 4-5 major types of patterns you can expect to be tested on. This breaks down those patterns and how they will show up.

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The Key Charts from CFA L1 Technical Analysis

There are four main charts related to technical analysis tested on the CFA L1 exam: line charts, bar charts, candlestick charts, and point-and-figure charts. 

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How the CFA L1 Tests Technical Analysis

A mini-series covering all of the CFA L1 material around Technical Analysis.

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Bank Discount Yield, Holding Period Return, and Effective Annual Return on the CFA

Formulas for the bank discount yield, holding period return, and effective annual return and a brief discussion on how they are tested on the CFA exam. 

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