Passing CFA exam can open door to brighter career

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Aug. 28, 2012, 12:44 p.m. | Business — by Jakub Parusinski

Andrey Bespyatov (center) at the first CFA research challenge finals
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Jakub Parusinski

Together with about 100 people from Ukraine, I sat down in Kyiv this summer to take the chartered financial analyst exam – part of a global cohort of 150,000 to be tested on their knowledge of statistics, accounting rules, bond valuation techniques and other aspects of financial analysis.

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