|A. Knowledge of the role of the financial system in a nation’s economy.
B. Knowledge of the U.S. monetary system.
C. Knowledge of the role of the Federal Reserve system in the U.S. and the effects of monetary and fiscal policy.
D. Ability to calculate the time value of money.
E. Ability to calculate valuation measures for stocks and bonds and knowledge of their basic characteristics.
F. Knowledge of investment banking basics and the operation of securities markets.
G. Ability to analyze financial statements by calculating selected financial ratios.
H. Ability to calculate investment worth measures.
I. Knowledge of the concepts of leverage, liquidity, solvency, and risk.
J. Knowledge of sources for a firm’s short-term financial needs.