The Solomon Exam Prep Guide

The Solomon Exam Prep Guide Author Solomon Exam Prep
ISBN-10 1610070984
Release 2017-03-31
Pages 672
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The FINRA Series 7 General Securities Representative Qualification Examination has a fearsome reputation for a reason: it is the securities industry's biggest and broadest securities exam, covering stocks, bonds, municipal securities, options, mutual funds, ETFs, DPPs, and many, many more topics. How are you going to scale this mountain of information? Let Solomon Exam Prep guide you through the material as efficiently and painlessly as possible! The Solomon Exam Prep Guide: Series 7--General Securities Representative Qualification Examination 2nd Edition offers a no-nonsense guide to the Series 7 exam and the latest information about all the relevant rules and regulations. With detailed explanations, visual study aids, and example questions, this Solomon Exam Prep guide will get you on track to passing the Series 7. Solomon Exam Prep has helped thousands pass their FINRA, NASAA, and MSRB licensing exams. Let our expertise guide you through the Series 7 so you can enter the exam room with confidence! Along with the Series 7, we help students study for the Series 6, 24, 26, 27, 28, 50, 51, 52, 53, 62, 63, 65, 66, 79, 82, and 99 licensing exams. Solomon's study solutions include digital and print Exam Study Guides, Online Exam Simulators, Audiobooks, and On-Demand Video Lectures to ensure that you pass the first time. Contact us if you would like more information about how we can help you or your employees pass these challenging and important exams!



Your Guide to the CFP Certification Exam

Your Guide to the CFP Certification Exam Author Matthew Brandeburg
ISBN-10
Release 2017-03-19
Pages 156
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2017 Edition Your Guide to the CFP Certification Exam provides the essential tools you need to pass the demanding six-hour exam. CFP instructor Matthew Brandeburg helps you diagnose your problem areas and develop an action plan, so you can stay organized and face the exam with confidence. Whether you're challenging the exam for the first time or trying again after an unsuccessful attempt, you'll learn the critical skills needed to pass, and no detail will be left untouched. This Study Guide Includes: - What to expect on the CFP Certification Exam - Unit summaries - 225 question practice exam - Sample case with analysis Inside This Study Guide You Will Learn: - How to track your progress using proven benchmarks - How many hours you need to study - How to identify problem areas using the diagnostic practice exam - How to complete the cases with more accuracy and less frustration - What you need to memorize within twenty-four hours of the exam



Series 79 Exam Secrets Study Guide Series 79 Test Review for the Investment Banking Representative Qualification Exam

Series 79 Exam Secrets Study Guide  Series 79 Test Review for the Investment Banking Representative Qualification Exam Author 79 Exam Secrets Test Prep Series
ISBN-10 1630948357
Release 2015-02-25
Pages 100
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Series 79 Exam Secrets helps you ace the Investment Banking Representative Qualification Exam without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Series 79 Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. Series 79 Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to Series 79 Exam Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; A comprehensive Content review including: Beneficial Owner, Securities & Exchange Commission, Pecuniary Interest, Prohibited Relationship, Trading Restrictions, Research Analysts, Income Statement, Cash Flow Statement, Liquidity, Debt-To-Equity, Payables Turnover, Ebitda, Operating Margin, Return on Investment, Total Expense Ratio, Cost of Capital, Price to Book Value, Dividend Yield, Market Capitalization, Beta, Money Market, Interbank Market, Depression, Microeconomics, Mid Cap, Coincident Indicator, Monetary Policy, Inflation, Deflation, Central Banks, Rights, Common Stock, Employee Stock Options, American Depositary Receipts, Debenture, Eurobond, Zero Coupon Rate Bond, Convexity, Current Yield, Municipal Bond, and much more...



Series 63 Exam Secrets Study Guide

Series 63 Exam Secrets Study Guide Author Series 63 Exam Secrets Test Prep Team
ISBN-10 1610728599
Release 2014-03-31
Pages 160
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***Includes Practice Test Questions*** Series 63 Exam Secrets helps you ace the Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination / Blue Sky Law Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Series 63 Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. Series 63 Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to Series 63 Test Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; Comprehensive sections including: Uniform Securities Act, Role of the Administrator, Reasons for Registration Denial, Federally Covered Securities, Authority of State Administrators, Bank Secrecy Act, Red Flags, General Enforcement, Securities Investor Protection Act, Money Laundering, Characteristics of Investment Advisers, Broker Activities, Security Sales, Dealer Activities, ERISA, Basic Registration Requirements, Bond Requirements, Prohibited Business Practices, Record Keeping Requirements, Investment Contracts, Authorization Requirements, Registration by Coordination, Exempt Security Transactions, Material Facts, Investment Adviser's Act of 1940, Broker-Dealer Ethics, Currency and Foreign Transactions Reporting Act, Use of Guarantees, and much more...



Wiley Series 3 Exam Review 2016 Test Bank

Wiley Series 3 Exam Review 2016   Test Bank Author Jeff Van Blarcom
ISBN-10 9781119110644
Release 2015-12-21
Pages 216
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The go–to guide for the Series 3, with practice, examples, strategies, and more Wiley Series 3 Exam Review 2016 + Test Bank is a comprehensive study guide for the FINRA Series 3 exam, which qualifies candidates to sell commodities or futures contracts. Created by the experts at The Securities Institute of America, Inc., this useful guide provides the information and practice you need to ace the exam. The book is designed to help you build and fine–tune your knowledge of each subject area covered, giving you the confidence you need to perform at your best. Work through review questions, study examples, and develop a strategy for the exam itself. You′ll even find guidance toward effective studying methods that allow you to enter the exam fully mentally prepared. The National Commodities Futures Examination (Series 3) tests your knowledge of rules and statutes applicable to the markets. This intense two and a half hour test is a must for aspiring financial professionals, as passing means registration to conduct business in commodity futures and options. This book provides a valuable opportunity to test your knowledge and bring weak areas up to par, with complete coverage of exam topics. Review practice questions taken from each subject area covered by the exam Study hundreds of examples to clarify complex concepts and techniques Gain insight into the best strategies and tips for taking the Series 3 Develop an effective study plan to stay focused and keep stress to a minimum Although the exam is entry–level, the stakes are high and the subject matter is complex. Don′t muddle through it alone and assume you′re prepared this guide helps you be sure. For the Series 3 candidate serious about success, Wiley Series 3 Exam Review 2016 is your ticket to passing with flying colors the first time.



Series 7 Exam For Dummies with Online Practice Tests

Series 7 Exam For Dummies  with Online Practice Tests Author Steven M. Rice
ISBN-10 9781119103752
Release 2016-01-26
Pages 384
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Wiley FINRA Series 3 Exam Review 2017

Wiley FINRA Series 3 Exam Review 2017 Author Wiley
ISBN-10 9781119379768
Release 2017-03-06
Pages 228
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The go-to guide for the Series 3, with practice, examples, strategies, and more Wiley Series 3 Exam Review 2017 + Test Bank is a comprehensive study guide for the FINRA Series 3 exam, which qualifies candidates to sell commodities or futures contracts. Created by the experts at The Securities Institute of America, Inc., this useful guide provides the information and practice you need to ace the exam. The book is designed to help you build and fine-tune your knowledge of each subject area covered, giving you the confidence you need to perform at your best. Work through review questions, study examples, and develop a strategy for the exam itself. You'll even find guidance toward effective studying methods that allow you to enter the exam fully mentally prepared. The National Commodities Futures Examination (Series 3) tests your knowledge of rules and statutes applicable to the markets. This intense two and a half hour test is a must for aspiring financial professionals, as passing means registration to conduct business in commodity futures and options. This book provides a valuable opportunity to test your knowledge and bring weak areas up to par, with complete coverage of exam topics. Review practice questions taken from each subject area covered by the exam Study hundreds of examples to clarify complex concepts and techniques Gain insight into the best strategies and tips for taking the Series 3 Develop an effective study plan to stay focused and keep stress to a minimum Although the exam is entry-level, the stakes are high and the subject matter is complex. Don't muddle through it alone and assume you're prepared – this guide helps you be sure. For the Series 3 candidate serious about success, Wiley Series 3 Exam Review 2017 is your ticket to passing with flying colors – the first time.



Wiley FINRA Series 57 Exam Review 2017

Wiley FINRA Series 57 Exam Review 2017 Author Wiley
ISBN-10 9781119379812
Release 2017-03-06
Pages 624
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The go-to guide to acing the Series 57 Exam! Passing The Securities Trader Examination (Series 57) qualifies an individual to engage in NASDAQ and OTC Equity trading and to act as a proprietary trader. The exam covers Market Overview and Products, Engaging in Professional Conduct and Adhering to Regulatory Requirements, Trading Activities, Maintaining Books and Records and Trade Reporting. There are no prerequisites to taking the series 57 exam other than being sponsored by a FINRA member firm. Created by the experts at The Securities Institute of America, Inc., Wiley Series 57 Exam Review 2017 arms you with everything you need to pass this challenging 125-question test. Designed to help you build and fine-tune your knowledge of all areas covered in the exam and to guarantee that you′re prepared mentally and strategically to take the test, it provides: Dozens of examples Assorted practice questions for each subject area covered in the exam Priceless test-taking tips and strategies Helpful hints on how to study for the test, manage stress, and stay focused Wiley Series 57 Exam Review 2017 is your ticket to passing the Series 57 test on the first try with flying colors! Visit www.efficientlearning.com/finra for more information. The Securities Institute of America, Inc. helps thousands of securities and insurance professionals build successful careers in the financial services industry every year. Our securities training options include: Onsite classes Private tutoring Classroom training Interactive online video training classes State-of-the-art exam preparation software Printed textbooks Real-time tracking and reporting for managers and training directors As a result, you can choose a securities training solution that matches your skill level, learning style, and schedule. Regardless of the format you choose, you can be sure that our securities training courses are relevant, tested, and designed to help you succeed. It is the experience of our instructors and the quality of our materials that make our courses requested by name at some of the largest financial services firms in the world. To contact The Securities Institute of America, visit us on the web at www.SecuritiesCE.com or call 877-218-1776.



Fixed Income Markets and Their Derivatives

Fixed Income Markets and Their Derivatives Author Suresh Sundaresan
ISBN-10 0080919332
Release 2009-03-30
Pages 456
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The third edition of this well-respected textbook continues the tradition of providing clear and concise explanations for fixed income securities, pricing, and markets. Fixed Income Markets and Their Derivatives matches well with fixed income securities courses. The book's organization emphasizes institutions in the first part, analytics in the second, selected segments of fixed income markets in the third, and fixed income derivatives in the fourth. This enables instructors to customize the material to suit their course structure and the mathematical ability of their students. New material on Credit Default Swaps, Collateralized Debt Obligations, and an intergrated discussion of the Credit Crisis have been added Online Resources for instructors on password protected website provides worked out examples for each chapter A detailed description of all key financial terms is provided in a glossary at the back of the book



Responsive Regulation

Responsive Regulation Author Ian Ayres
ISBN-10 9780199879953
Release 1995-02-16
Pages 216
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This book transcends current debate on government regulation by lucidly outlining how regulations can be a fruitful combination of persuasion and sanctions. The regulation of business by the United States government is often ineffective despite being more adversarial in tone than in other nations. The authors draw on both empirical studies of regulation from around the world and modern game theory to illustrate innovative solutions to this problem. Their ideas include an argument for the empowerment of private and public interest groups in the regulatory process and a provocative discussion of how the government can support and encourage industry self-regulation.



Encyclopedia of White Collar and Corporate Crime

Encyclopedia of White Collar and Corporate Crime Author Lawrence M. Salinger
ISBN-10 9781506332772
Release 2013-06-14
Pages 1224
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Since the first edition of the Encyclopedia of White Collar and Corporate Crime was produced in 2004, the number and severity of these crimes have risen to the level of calamity, so much so that many experts attribute the near-Depression of 2008 to white-collar malfeasance, namely crimes of greed and excess by bankers and financial institutions. Whether the perpetrators were prosecuted or not, white-collar and corporate crime came near to collapsing the U.S. economy. In the 7 years since the first edition was produced we have also seen the largest Ponzi scheme in history (Maddoff), an ecological disaster caused by British Petroleum and its subcontractors (Gulf Oil Spill), and U.S. Defense Department contractors operating like vigilantes in Iraq (Blackwater). White-collar criminals have been busy, and the Second Edition of this encyclopedia captures what has been going on in the news and behind the scenes with new articles and updates to past articles.



Wiley FINRA Series 66 Exam Review 2017

Wiley FINRA Series 66 Exam Review 2017 Author Wiley
ISBN-10 9781119403180
Release 2017-02-27
Pages 324
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The go-to guide to acing the Series 66 Exam! Passing the Uniform Combined State Law Examination (Series 66) qualifies an individual to represent both a broker-dealer and an investment adviser. It covers such topics as client investment strategies and ethical business practices. Taken as a corequisite with the Series 7 Exam, candidates must complete the Series 66 Exam in order to register as an agent with a state securities administrator. Created by the experts at The Securities Institute of America, Inc., Wiley Series 66 Exam Review 2017 arms you with what you need to score high on this tough 100-question test. Designed to help you build and fine-tune your knowledge of all areas covered in the exam and to guarantee that you're prepared mentally and strategically to take the test, it provides: Dozens of examples Assorted practice questions for each subject area covered in the exam Priceless test-taking tips and strategies Helpful hints on how to study for the test, manage stress, and stay focused Wiley Series 66 Exam Review 2017 is your ticket to passing this difficult test on the first try—with flying colors!



Electronic Money Flows

Electronic Money Flows Author Elinor Solomon
ISBN-10 9789401138864
Release 2012-12-06
Pages 225
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Electronic Money Flows describes the far-reaching present changes under way in payments and capital markets. Electronic payment forms are in the process of molding a new financial regime-largely shared and inter dependent-throughout the world. Our earlier Electronic Funds Transfers and Payments (Kluwer, 1987) looked at the new money technology in its initial phases of development and in broad focus. Then, as now, the contributors came from many different disciplines. The synthesis of their diverse views laid out the background for the electronic payments revolution to come, and the great benefits but also risks for segmented sectors of society. The old questions have not gone away; new ones have been added to the agenda. For example, what is the nature of money today amidst an array of computer-based options? What money and turnover concepts are appropriate to the electronic age? What are the effects of high-speed money flows on markets, volatility, money control, even the business cycle? Is the financial system more prone to instability but also to faster correction, given the swift movement of money and payments? At the same time, is privacy imperilled by the ubiquitous computer-linked webs that move both information and money? This second book is thus companion to Electronic Funds Transfers and Payments and expands upon it. Contributors discuss the expectations that have and have not come to fruition, together withthe new issuesofthe past four years.



Investment Banking Workbook

Investment Banking Workbook Author Joshua Rosenbaum
ISBN-10 9781118783351
Release 2013-06-03
Pages 272
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Investment Banking WORKBOOK is the ideal complement to Investment Banking, Valuation, Leveraged Buyouts, and Mergers & Acquisitions, Second Edition, enabling you to truly master and refine the core skills at the center of the world of finance. This comprehensive study guide provides an invaluable opportunity to explore your understanding of the strategies and techniques covered in the main text, before putting them to work in real-world situations. The WORKBOOK—which parallels the main book chapter by chapter—contains over 400 problem-solving exercises and multiple-choice questions. Topics reviewed include: Valuation and its various forms of analysis, including comparable companies, precedent transactions and discounted cash flow analysis Leveraged buyouts—from the fundamentals of LBO economics and structure to detailed modeling and valuation M&A sell-side tools and techniques, including an overview of an organized M&A sale process M&A buy-side strategy and analysis, including a comprehensive merger consequences analysis that includes accretion/(dilution) and balance sheet effects The lessons found within will help you successfully navigate the dynamic world of investment banking and professional investing. Investment Banking WORKBOOK will enable you to take your learning to the next level in terms of understanding and applying the critical financial tools necessary to be an effective finance professional.



Life and Health Insurance

Life and Health Insurance Author Dearborn Financial Institute
ISBN-10 079312736X
Release 1997
Pages 404
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Licensing exam students will get the best prelicensing preparation from this comprehensive study and reference guide, designed and written specifically to help students pass the Life and Health Insurance state exams. It incorporates the latest information from the 1996 Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, the Taxpayer Relief as well as the Balanced Budget Acts of 1997. Other revisions include end-of-chapter questions, an updated glossary, and a new 100-question final exam with answers and explanations.



Conflicts of Interest in the Financial Services Industry

Conflicts of Interest in the Financial Services Industry Author Andrew Crockett
ISBN-10 1898128790
Release 2003
Pages 119
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The fifth report in this series focuses on conflicts of interest that arise when a firm combines multiple lines of business, creating multiple interests. Conflicts between research and underwriting in investment banking and between auditing and consulting in accounting firms are investigated, as are the problems that arise from rating agencies providing consulting services and from universal banks combining commercial and investment banking.In the recent stock market collapse, confidence in the financial industry was shaken by numerous scandals. Beginning with Enron in 2001, scandals brought about the demise of prominent financial figures, damaged the reputation of premiere firms and destroyed the global accounting giant Arthur Andersen. Central to this crisis was the exploitation of conflicts of interest. Research analysts at investment banks were found to be distorting information at the behest of underwriting departments eager to promote new issues. Auditors appeared to sanction misleading accounting in order to gain business for the consulting side of their firms. Policy response in the United States was quick. Large fines were levied and regulators compelled the separation of financial security function, constraining financial conglomerates.But are these new regulations and safeguards adequate protection? What costs do they impose on the industry? This fifth title in the ICMP/CEPR series of Geneva Reports on the World Economy examines the problem of conflicts of interest in the financial system. Conflicts of interest lead to a decrease in information that makes it harder for the system to provide savers wit the accurate, essential information that induces them to provide credit to borrowers. This study focuses on conflicts of interest that arise when a firm combines multiple lines of business, creating multiple interests. Conflicts between research and underwriting in investment banking and between auditing and consulting in accounting firms are investigated, as are the problems that arise from rating agencies providing consulting services and from universal banks combining commercial and investment banking.Determining the appropriate remedy for a conflict is a challenge because the elimination of conflicts may also eliminate benefits from economies of scope. This study examines five generic remedies: market discipline, regulation for increased transparency, supervisory oversight, separation of financial activities by function, and socialization of the collection and distribution of information. The authors apply this framework to assess critically the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the Global Settlement between American regulators and investment banks.



New Contributions in Information Systems and Technologies

New Contributions in Information Systems and Technologies Author Álvaro Rocha
ISBN-10 9783319164861
Release 2015-03-25
Pages 1250
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This book contains a selection of articles from The 2015 World Conference on Information Systems and Technologies (WorldCIST'15), held between the 1st and 3rd of April in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal, a global forum for researchers and practitioners to present and discuss recent results and innovations, current trends, professional experiences and challenges of modern Information Systems and Technologies research, technological development and applications. The main topics covered are: Information and Knowledge Management; Organizational Models and Information Systems; Intelligent and Decision Support Systems; Big Data Analytics and Applications; Software Systems, Architectures, Applications and Tools; Multimedia Systems and Applications; Computer Networks, Mobility and Pervasive Systems; Human-Computer Interaction; Health Informatics; Information Technologies in Education; Information Technologies in Radio communications.