Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)

Definition:

An experienced financial analyst who has passed examinations in economics, financial accounting, portfolio management, security analysis, and standards of conduct given by the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts.

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Term of the Day

Minimum maintenance

The lowest required equity level that must be held with a broker in a margin account. See: margin call.

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