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Wiley 11th Hour Guide for 2018 Level II CFA Exam

Wiley 11th Hour Guide for 2018 Level II CFA Exam


ISBN: 978-1-119-43579-2

Apr 2018

352 pages

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Final Review Guide for Level II CFA Exam

Wiley's 11th Hour Final Review Guide for 2018 Level II CFA Exam compacts all fifty-two readings tested on the 2018 CFA exam into one portable volume. Organized in order from Reading #1 to #52, this best-selling guide has helped thousands of candidates from over one-hundred countries pass the CFA exam. Designed to boil it all down to the crucial concepts, formulas and rules, this guide ensures candidates are familiar with the most important testable information.

It's difficult to go over multiple books in the last few weeks before the exam, so Wiley's 11th Hour Final Review Guide does the work for you—condensing each reading down to two- to five pages. Enter the exam room with confidence and reinforce your knowledge and preparation! This comprehensive guide complements Wiley's CFA Study Guides sold separately but may be used with any review course. An effective, efficient study guide, this book prepares you to reach the next level in your career.

Passing the Level II exam is the only way to sit for the third and final examination associated with the CFA designation, so it is imperative that you leverage the most effective study materials when preparing for your Level II exam.

  • Access targeted, relevant information in a condensed form Efficiently optimize your study time with high-impact notes
  • Achieve clearer understanding via comments and tips from trusted instructors
  • Review the most important concepts and formulas

Wiley's 11th Hour Guide for 2018 Level II CFA Exam is an essential resource for CFA candidates preparing to take the Level II examination.

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Foreword VII


Study Session 1: Ethical and Professional Standards 1

Study Session 2: Ethical and Professional Standards—Application 9

Quantitative Methods

Study Session 3: Quantitative Methods for Valuation 13


Study Session 4: Economics for Valuation 49

Financial Reporting and Analysis

Study Session 5: Financial Reporting and Analysis—Intercorporate Investments, Post-Employment and Share-Based Compensation, and Multinational Operations 73

Study Session 6: Financial Reporting and Analysis—Quality of Financial Reports and Financial Statement Analysis 107

Corporate Finance

Study Session 7: Corporate Finance 121

Study Session 8: Corporate Finance—Financing and Control Issues 141


Study Session 9: Equity Valuation—Valuation Concepts 157

Study Session 10: Equity Valuation—Industry and Company Analysis and Discounted Dividend Valuation 167

Study Session 11: Equity Valuation—Free Cash Flow and Other Valuation Models 181

Fixed Income

Study Session 12: Fixed Income—Valuation Concepts 207

Study Session 13: Topics in Fixed-Income Analysis 217


Study Session 14: Derivatives Instruments—Valuation and Strategies 243

Alternative Investments

Study Session 15: Alternative Investments 275

Portfolio Management

Study Session 16: Portfolio Management—Process, Asset Allocation, and Risk Management 313

Study Session 17: Portfolio Management—Economic Analysis, Active Management, and Trading 327