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Baltimore students compete in a financial Olympics
Baltimore students compete in a financial Olympics

It's an Olympics of sorts for financial analysts in training, and five business students from the University of Baltimore will compete. They are traveling to Denver for the regional round of a global challenge to create the best equity research report about a public company. On Wednesday, they'll face student teams from across North America and South America. The annual international contest, in its eighth year, is sponsored by the CFA Institute, an investment professionals trade group that offers the Chartered Financial Analysts designation. The competition is designed to train the next generation of equity research analysts, with students working in teams to analyze a stock,...