Canadian Securities Exam: Fast-Track Study Guide

by Sean Cleary

John Wiley & Sons | January 9, 2007 | Trade Paperback |

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Preparing for the Canadian Securities Exam just got easier with the Canadian Securities Exam Fast-Track Study Guide from Wiley

Whether your career aspirations lie in banking, financial planning, the mutual fund industry, or a brokerage, you can't avoid taking the Canadian Securities Exam. But there's a lot of material to know for the day of the examination, and it can be a daunting task to assimilate such a wide body of knowledge.

The Wiley Canadian Securities Exam Fast-Track Study Guide is a quick-review tool that covers all the basics you need to pass the exam. This concise study aid presents "quick hits" of the key points you need to know, in language that's easy to understand and follow:

  1. a compact study aid that summarizes the essential, "need-to-know" information
  2. highlights important topics
  3. features multiple choice review questions at the end of each chapter
  4. makes material easy to read, understand, and remember
  5. includes two practice exams
  6. solutions to review questions and the practice exams are cross-referenced to appropriate discussions in the CSC textbook for further review of problem areas.

This edition has been completely updated and revised to reflect recent changes to the course and the exams. It features updates throughout, new questions, new practice exams, and an entirely new chapter on hedge funds.

Don't let the stress and amount of material you need to know for the exam overwhelm you. Prepare yourself with the Wiley Canadian Securities Exam Fast-Track Study Guide. It's the perfect quick-review tool to wrap up your studying and to help you focus on doing your best on the exam.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 352 Pages, 7.87 × 9.84 × 0.39 in

Published: January 9, 2007

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0470838191

ISBN - 13: 9780470838198

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Canadian Securities Exam: Fast-Track Study Guide

Canadian Securities Exam: Fast-Track Study Guide

by Sean Cleary

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 352 Pages, 7.87 × 9.84 × 0.39 in

Published: January 9, 2007

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0470838191

ISBN - 13: 9780470838198

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements. How to Use this Book. Chapter 1: The Capital Markets and Financial Services. Introduction. Suppliers and Users of Investment Capital. The Role of Financial Instruments. The Role of Financial Markets. The Role of Financial Intermediaries. The Canadian Securities Industry. Regulatory Organizations. Chapter 1: Review Questions. Chapter 2: The Canadian Economy. Measuring the Economy. Interest Rates. Money and Inflation. Labour Markets. External Sector. The Exchange Rate. The Economy in the Short Run. The Economy in the Long Run and Economic Policy. Monetary Policy. Fiscal Policy. Chapter 2: Review Questions. Chapter 3: Financing, Listing, and Regulation. Government and Corporate Financing. The Financing Procedure. The Listing Process. Regulation and Investor Protection. Chapter 3: Review Questions. Chapter 4: Corporations and Their Financial Statements. Basic Forms of Business Organization. The Incorporation Process. Understanding Financial Statements. Balance Sheet. Earnings Statement. Other Components. Chapter 4: Review Questions. Chapter 5: Fixed Income Securities. Overview and Terminology. Government of Canada Securities. Other Types of Bonds. Bond Features. Protective Provisions. Bond Pricing Principles. The Term Structure of Interest Rates. Delivery, Regulation, and Settlement. Chapter 5: Review Questions. Chapter 6: Equities. Introduction. Preferred Share Characteristics. Types of Preferred Shares. Other Preferreds. Preferred Features. Assessing Preferred
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Preparing for the Canadian Securities Exam just got easier with the Canadian Securities Exam Fast-Track Study Guide from Wiley

Whether your career aspirations lie in banking, financial planning, the mutual fund industry, or a brokerage, you can't avoid taking the Canadian Securities Exam. But there's a lot of material to know for the day of the examination, and it can be a daunting task to assimilate such a wide body of knowledge.

The Wiley Canadian Securities Exam Fast-Track Study Guide is a quick-review tool that covers all the basics you need to pass the exam. This concise study aid presents "quick hits" of the key points you need to know, in language that's easy to understand and follow:

  1. a compact study aid that summarizes the essential, "need-to-know" information
  2. highlights important topics
  3. features multiple choice review questions at the end of each chapter
  4. makes material easy to read, understand, and remember
  5. includes two practice exams
  6. solutions to review questions and the practice exams are cross-referenced to appropriate discussions in the CSC textbook for further review of problem areas.

This edition has been completely updated and revised to reflect recent changes to the course and the exams. It features updates throughout, new questions, new practice exams, and an entirely new chapter on hedge funds.

Don't let the stress and amount of material you need to know for the exam overwhelm you. Prepare yourself with the Wiley Canadian Securities Exam Fast-Track Study Guide. It's the perfect quick-review tool to wrap up your studying and to help you focus on doing your best on the exam.

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Preparing for the Canadian Securities Exam just got easier with the Canadian Securities Exam Fast-Track Study Guide from Wiley.

Whether your career aspirations lie in banking, financial planning, the mutual fund industry, or a brokerage, you can't avoid taking the Canadian Securities Exam. But there's a lot of material to know for the day of the examination, and it can be a daunting task to assimilate such a wide body of knowledge.

The Wiley Canadian Securities Exam Fast-Track Study Guide is a quick-review tool that covers all the basics you need to pass the exam. This concise study aid presents "quick hits" of the key points you need to know, in language that's easy to understand and follow:

  1. a compact study aid that summarizes the essential, "need-to-know" information
  2. highlights important topics
  3. features multiple choice review questions at the end of each chapter
  4. makes material easy to read, understand, and remember
  5. includes two practice exams
  6. solutions to review questions and the practice exams are cross-referenced to appropriate discussions in the CSC textbook for further review of problem areas.

This edition has been completely updated and revised to reflect recent changes to the course and the exams. It features updates throughout, new questions, new practice exams, and an entirely new chapter on hedge funds.

Don't let the stress and amount of material you need to know for the exam overwhelm you. Prepare yourself with the Wiley Canadian Securities Exam Fast-Track Study Guide. It's the perfect quick-review tool to wrap up your studying and to help you focus on doing your best on the exam.

About the Author

Dr. Sean Cleary, CFA, is Associate Professor, Finance and Management Science, at St. Mary's University in Halifax. He has taught preparation courses for the Canadian Securities Exam, and is the co-author of Investments: Analysis and Management and Managerial Finance in a Canadian Setting.
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