Learn Capital Markets with CFI

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CFI's capital markets syllabus combines theory, application, and real-world scenarios to ensure students understand the roles, tools, and skills native to the world of capital markets. You won't just understand how various financial instruments function; you'll learn how to think like a trader to better anticipate and analyze market fluctuations and participants' reactions to these trends.

10 courses

Consisting of over 500 lessons

50+ interactive exercises

Learn by doing with guided simulations

Expert instructors

Learn from the very best

New courses monthly

On need-to-know subject matter

Blockchain certificate

To verify your skills

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Why Learn Capital Markets with CFI?

As a leader in finance analyst certification programs, CFI offers a range of valuable courses, specializations, and certifications in a vast range of current finance topics. All courses are developed with the guidance of professional Wall Street trainers that boast over 20 years of experience training new hires at global investment banks.

These fully online and self-paced courses combine theory and application to ensure in-depth learning and retention and preparation for a future career in finance. You can take courses anytime, from anywhere, to complete your training when it works best for you.

With our capital markets courses, you will:

Classify buy-side and sell-side roles and how they interact with each other
Examine the role of professional portfolio managers and how portfolios are constructed and measured
Understand how the markets react to news, good and bad, and how to position trades in those markets
Comprehend how human behavior and psychology affects market activity
Use technical analysis to analyze trends and trading volumes and anticipate instrument movement

Who is capital markets training for?

Our capital markets and technical analysis courses are ideal for anyone interested in a career in managing investments or trading financial instruments, or for those looking to understand how capital markets work.

Investment professionals

Management consultants

Financial analysts

Registered provider: National Association of State Boards of Accountancy

All courses are accredited by the Better Business Bureau (BBB), CPA Institutions in Canada, and the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) in the US. Most courses qualify for verified CPE credits for CPA charter holders.

Courses include video lessons, quizzes, and final assessments.

Frequently asked questions

What are capital markets?
Capital markets are the way that investors transfer their capital to those looking to finance various projects or investments. While we primarily focus on stocks and bonds, there are many other instruments that comprise the capital markets, such as foreign exchange, commodities, and derivatives.
What is portfolio management?
Portfolio managers are professionals who manage capital market investments on behalf of individuals, companies, and governments. Their goal is to provide the highest investment returns while staying within the parameters set by these investors. Sometimes called asset managers, you will find portfolio managers working for banks, insurance companies, asset management firms, pension funds, hedge funds, and sovereign wealth funds.
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