Bionic Turtle’s Week in Risk (ending December 16th)

Welcome to our Week in Risk! We have some great new YouTube videos for you this week. In the first video, David discusses coherent risk measures and why VaR is not coherent. Our second video continues our series on Exotic Options and discusses floating and fixed lookback options. We’ve included some interesting threads from our forum, and other risk articles from around the globe. We hope you have a great week!

New YouTube

In the forum

seeking an Expert Finance Writer/Editor

Interpreting a binomial tree

Banking

BIS Quarterly Review, December 2018

Risk

  • The Risk in the Risk-Free Rate https://blog.thinknewfound.com/2018/12/the-risk-in-the-risk-free-rate/
  • Innovation In Insurance http://pointsandfigures.com/2018/12/10/innovation-in-insurance/ “I think that risk and the concept of risk is a big place for innovation in the next wave. Big data allows us to quantify it better and more completely and artificial intelligence allows us to do it quickly. The exciting thing in insurance is not necessarily about existing insurance markets. It’s pretty easy to see that artificial intelligence is going to change the way we underwrite policies. I think the exciting thing is tapping into new markets that never really had a way to measure and hedge risk.

What's Next for Risk Management?

Governance

2018 Annual Corporate Governance Review

Case Studies

Madoff’s Victims Are Close to Getting Their $19 Billion Back

Tech and Cyber

Digital insurance in 2018: Driving real impact with digital and analytics

Machine learning in finance

Climate

Warming in Arctic Raises Fears of a Rapid Unraveling of the Region

  • United States wildfire costs to exceed $10bn for second year running (Aon catastrophe report)  https://trtl.bz/2EyQi4h

Quantitative

Investing and Financial Planning

Calculating the Risk of College

Wall Street Makes Peace With Volatility

  • The Misunderstood Flattening Yield Curve (John Mauldin) https://trtl.bz/2EpPUnP
  • Investment Banking: Valuation Models + Online Course (2nd Edition) https://amzn.to/2S4SkMS The newest (second) version of what many consider to be the best book on valuation

 

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