Equity Investments made easy-CFA L1


This course is well designed to explain how equities, fixed-income instruments, derivatives, and alternative investments trade in the markets. Care has been taken to focus on the characteristics, analysis, and valuation of equity securities. This course aims to complete the preparation of 10% of CFA L1 course with ease.


This course is ideal for people preparing for CFA level 1 exam but non-finance people interested in equity market can also look forward to this course. It discusses in detail about broad market indices, market efficiency, industry and company analysis and equity valuation. This course aims at building a good foundation in equity investments. 


  • Over 13 lectures and 2 hours of content
  • Get a detailed understanding of Equity Investment for CFA L1

Topics Covered

Market organization and structure describes 

  • Market classifications
  • Types of assets and market participants
  • How assets are traded.

Security market indices explains

  • Construction, management & use of Indices in investments

Market efficiency gives an explanation of

  • The degree to which market prices reflect information
  • Implications of different degrees of market efficiency for security analysis and portfolio management

Overview of Equity Securities discusses

  • What are the types and features of equity securities and what roles they play in investment management

Introduction to Industry and Company Analysis gives a detailed discussion on

  • How to conduct industry and company analyses. The focus is on understating a company's competitive position


The previous two readings constitute necessary background knowledge for the reading on 'Equity Valuation: Concepts and Basic Tools', which introduces the subject of equity valuation.

Intended Participants

This course is beneficial for


  • Those who have enrolled to take the CFA L1 exam
  • Those who are aspiring to appear for CFA L1


  • 13 Videos
  • 2+ Hours of Content
  • 5+ Supplementary Study Materials 

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