Banks everywhere should study Scandinavia’s response to its 1990s crisis to see how a near collapse was used to create one of the world’s best-functioning financial industries, according to John Rogers, chief executive officer at the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute.
Jack Mello first came to Maxwell’s in Hoboken, New Jersey, in the early 1980s to see a then-little- known band called R.E.M. He since has attended hundreds of shows at the club, most recently to watch the Feelies perform their July 4th farewell concerts before the venue closes next week.
A higher percentage of hopefuls for the Chartered Financial Analyst designation passed the second level of their three-part exam in June compared with a year earlier and success rates for the first level were unchanged.
A record 139,900 candidates enrolled for the Chartered Financial Analyst exam in June, an increase of 9 percent from last year as applicants seek a hiring edge in the recovering financial-services industry.
CFA Institute , the global association of investment professionals that awards the Chartered Financial Analyst designation, said the answer sheets of 275 candidates who took exams in Ghana last month were lost.