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How the CFA L3 Exam Tests Behavioral Finance

A complete mini-course covering everything you need to know about how behavioral finance will be tested on the CFA L3 exam.

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Reviewing the Asset Manager Code of Conduct for CFA L3

Unique to CFA L3, the asset manager code of conduct is a short reading that always gets tested. This post and study material covers how AMC comes up on the CFA exam.

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The 5 Belief Perseverance Errors

Knowing all of the CFA L3 cognitive biases is vital to passing the exam. This section focuses on the belief perserverance errors introduced in Reading 5. 

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Key Uses of Market Indexes and Tradeoffs

For the L3 exam you need to know the types of benchmarks, the possible biases within different index weightings, and the trade-offs involved in index construction and rebalancing. 

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Currency Risk Management - A CFA L3 Primer

This blog post reviews the basic techniques in approaching currency calculations from decomposing the source of international returns to understanding how much risk foreign currencies contribute to a portfolio. 

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The Benefits and Risks of International Investing

Adding international investments can provide both return enhancement and diversification benefits, but these benefits are not without challenges. This post breaks down the advantages and costs of international investing as they will be tested on the CFA L3 exam.

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How to Correctly Specify Assets

If asset allocation is all about determining the amount you invest in each asset class then it’s probably important to know what makes up an asset class. After all, before you can determine which assets to invest in it’s often necessary to specify what the overall universe of different classes actually consists of.

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Portfolio Rebalancing Strategies to Know for CFA L3

A break down of portfolio rebalancing strategies including calendar and portfolio percentage rebalancing as well as buy and hold, constant mix, and CPPI and how they perform in different types of markets.

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A Quick Review of Alternative Assets for L3

A high-level review session of all the basics you need to know for L3 on alternatives.

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Comparing Life Insurance and Non-Life Insurance Risk Tolerance

On L3 you are likely to be asked to compare the risk tolerance of life insurance vs. non-life insurance companies. This post breaks down everything you need to know.

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