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Professor Jeff Mercer to co-author monograph for the CFA

June 17, 2010

Rawls Professor Jeff Mercer was selected by the Research Foundation of the CFA Institute to co-author a research monograph on "Investing in Commodities and Commodity Futures" which will be distributed to the approximately 100,000 financial analysts and investment advisors who are members of CFA Institute.

CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) Program Partners are recognized leaders for their coverage of a significant body of knowledge required of investment professionals seeking the "Gold Standard" in professional certifications for investment professionals, the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Last Fall the CFA Institute announced that the Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance Major with Investments Emphasis from the Jerry S. Rawls College of Business has been awarded CFA Program Partner status. The Rawls College of Business is the first school in Texas to be recognized as a CFA Program Partner.