CFA Practice Question

CFA Practice Question

Ahmed Mustafa prepares research reports in which he uses terms like price-earnings ratio, boo-to-market etc. To explain the meaning and importance of these terms, Mustafa copies paragraphs from some well known textbooks. Which of the following is incorrect?
A. Mustafa may copy verbatim and not cite as these are well known concepts.
B. Mustafa may use the paragraphs as long as he cites the source.
C. Mustafa may not cite the sources as long as he describes the ideas in his own words rather than copying verbatim.
Explanation: He still needs to cite sources, although they are "well known textbooks".

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seanj951 So does he need to cite or not?
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