Definition for : CFA or Chartered Financial Analyst

"CFA" stands for "Chartered Financial analyst". As described on its website, "CFA Institute is the global membership association that administers the Chartered Financial analyst (CFA) and Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement (CIPM) curriculum and exam programs worldwide; publishes research; conducts professional development programs; and sets voluntary, ethics-based professional and performance-reporting standards for the Investment industry. CFA Institute has more than 92,000 members, who include the world's 80,000 CFA charterholders, in 132 countries and territories, as well as 135 affiliated professional societies in 56 countries and territories. (…) More information may be found at (Bloomberg users can find CFA Institute at 497458Z)."
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