Adventures in Financial Analysis

My continuing journey into the world of finance.



Issues With Regression Analysis

I did not really understand what regression analysis was before I took my 2nd quantitative analysis class for my master’s degree. Sure, I had heard the term regression thrown around, but my understanding was truly limited. Once I dug into… Continue Reading →

Achieving Goals

At approximately zero-two-hundred hours on the 21st of December CET, I submitted my final quiz. This wasn’t just any ordinary final quiz. This was literally my final quiz in Creighton University’s Master of Investment Management and Financial Analysis (MIMFA). With the click of a mouse,… Continue Reading →

And Then There Was One….

I have not be writing posts with any frequency lately. In fact in September I only managed two posts which is an all-time low for Adventures in Financial Analysis. Why the slowdown? It is because I have been fighting for the past… Continue Reading →

The Struggle Is Real

  “Mike, FYI the Portfolio Management class will be the most challenging class you will ever take.” These words were emailed to me a few months ago from a very wise man. Prescient! I just wrapped up my 2nd week in… Continue Reading →

On The Move Again

It is a bit surprising how fast time slips by when you are busy. Over the past 6 weeks I have worked with US Army cadets from West Point who were partnering with the UK cadets from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, a… Continue Reading →

They Are Watching Me…..

Who’s watching me? According to Google Analytics, not many people. However, it does sometimes feel like Creighton University knows what I am thinking about. A while back, I wrote about the MSAPM program, where I noted three things which I believed could be improved… Continue Reading →

Go Jays!

US News and World Report just came out with their graduate school rankings for 2016, so I immediately went to their graduate finance rankings to see how the schools were measuring up. So how did Creighton fare this year? Creighton’s… Continue Reading →

My CFA Study Plan Meets The Pareto Principle

I made another giant step towards achieving my goals last night. I finished my Equity Analysis class in the MSAPM program, and somehow maintained my 4.0 grade point average. This will be my last class until after I take the CFA… Continue Reading →

How Good Is The MSAPM Program?

Is Creighton’s MSAPM Program any good? I have heard and read more than a few times that Creighton’s graduate-flagship-finance program is not worth it. I am not sure what these naysayers are basing this opinion on because none of them have… Continue Reading →

Tackling the CFA Level 2 Exam – Update

I posted a while back about “Tackling the CFA Level 2 Exam“, and I wanted to post a quick update about my progress. I have an Updated CFA-Level-II-Study-Plan, which can be downloaded, if you care to take a look. I have covered… Continue Reading →

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