Equity Markets Fundamentals

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Overview

Introduction to Equity Markets Course Overview

This course provides an in-depth overview of the equity markets. A variety of topics will be learned which will help you become familiar with equity securities, stock exchanges, funds, valuation, and trade-offs of different investment strategies. In addition, Excel and Bloomberg Terminal will be used to provide greater insights into the topics covered.

Introduction to Equity Markets Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the relationship between risk and return
  • Differentiate between the various types of equities, and funds
  • Recognize how stock exchanges work and the results of pursuing certain order types
  • Compare valuation and trading techniques along with different investment styles and strategies



Introduction to Equity Markets Is a Required Course of CFI’s CMSA® Program

CFI’s Capital Markets & Securities Analyst (CMSA)® program covers all the basic, intermediate, and advanced topics about sales and trading, investment banking, and asset management. This program teaches you trading strategies used in the finance and capital markets industry. It is ideal for students who want to learn how to trade different asset classes. The program is completely online so you can take it at your own pace, from anywhere in the world.

Common career paths for students who take the CMSA® are Sales & Trading, Asset Management, Wealth Management, Treasury, Risk Management, and other capital markets careers.



Who Should Take This CMSA® Course?

This Introduction to Equity Markets course is perfect for students who are less experienced with equities, or anyone looking for a comprehensive overview of equity markets. This course is designed to equip anyone who desires to begin a career in investment banking, sales and trading, treasury, or other areas of finance which require an understanding of equities.

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Become a certified Capital Markets & Securities Analyst (CMSA)®

Equity Markets Fundamentals is part of the All Capital Markets & Securities Analyst (CMSA)® courses, which includes 29 courses.

Capital Markets & Securities Analyst (CMSA)® Certification
  • Skills Learned Trading strategies used in the finance and capital markets
  • Career Prep Work in capital markets, whether on the buy-side or the sell-side

Path To Certification

Prep Courses

5 courses from beginner to intermediate level.

01Optional

Core Courses

8 courses from beginner to intermediate level.

02Required

Elective Courses

16 courses in advanced and intermediate levels.

03Required

Get Certified

Submit your CMSA® checklist and order your certificate.

CMSA Certificate 04Required

Join Our Community

Get access to the Global Corporate Finance Society.

05Optional

How the Certification Works

Capital Markets & Securities Analyst (CMSA)® courses are offered 100% online, allowing you the flexibility to start the Capital Markets & Securities Analyst (CMSA)® program anytime and learn when it’s most convenient for you.

The program is a part of the All Access Subscription, which includes all programs and courses.

CFI courses are designed by instructors with over 21 years of financial analyst training experience.

Students must complete all core and 7 elective courses (13 in total) and demonstrate mastery of the topics through successful completion of course materials, quizzes, and assessments.
Within 48 hours of program completion, your Blockchain Verified (CMSA)® Certification will be emailed to you.

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