Bionic Turtle’s Week in Risk (ending September 17th)

We have been very busy here at Bionic Turtle since the May exam, but we are so happy to be bringing back the Week in Risk for all of you! David has found some very interesting articles this week, so we hope that you enjoy! 🙂

New Practice Questions

Extreme value theory

In the forum this week (selected only)

Confidence Intervals

Comparative Advantage

Gamma bounds

Traded Option Prices

Risk contribution

Bank and Banking

Bank of America Trimming

Natural Science, including Climate and Energy

Hurricaine Irma

Technology, including FinTech and Cybersecurity

Data science (primarily R), including Alternative Data

Intro to Programming

Quantitative Analysis (FRM P1.T2)

Representing Graphs

  • Negative correlation introduced by success https://www.johndcook.com/blog/2017/09/10/negative-correlation-introduced-by-success/ “Suppose beauty and acting ability were uncorrelated. Knowing how attractive someone is would give you no advantage in guessing their acting ability, and vice versa. Suppose further that successful actors have a combination of beauty and acting ability. Then among successful actors, the beautiful would tend to be poor actors, and the unattractive would tend to be good actors.

Financial Markets and Products, including Interest Rates, Commodity Risk, and Foreign Exchange (FX)(FRM P1.T3)

Operational risk, including Legal risk (FRM P1.T7)

Investment risk, including Pensions (FRM P1.T8)

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