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    2. Today's Daily Questions

      David writes totally fresh, totally original practice questions every week: a fresh set of three questions on Mon and Wed = 6 new practice questions per week. A few hungry customers like to follow along, so we post them here.

      Paid members please note: you do not need to collect practice questions one at a time! After a chapter (or section of related chapters) is finished, Nicole collects them into a single PDF file and uploads to the Study Planner. Most paid members will want to go straight to the study planner (unless you want to discuss/etc in the forum). Thank you!
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      Latest: P2.T7.802. Risk appetite framework (RAF) Nicole Seaman, Jun 20, 2018 at 9:47 AM
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    3. Today's YouTube

      Free videos posted to YouTube
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    4. David's Notebook

      These are my random notes, stuff I think might be useful based on member/visitor interactions
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      Latest: Week in Risk (June 17th) David Harper CFA FRM, Jun 17, 2018 at 7:46 PM
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    5. FAQ's

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      Latest: BA II plus calculator doubt David Harper CFA FRM, Jun 21, 2018 at 2:56 PM
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    6. After the FRM: Careers & Other Exams (eg, CFA)

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      Latest: Probability Nicole Seaman, May 11, 2018
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  1. Financial Risk Manager (FRM). Free resource

    These forums are available and free to the PUBLIC. Please note the generally follow the organization of GARP's syllabus. "P2.T6" = Part 2, Topic 6 and "(25%)" = 25% weight in the Part 2 exam.
    1. About FRM

      About the FRM or bionicturtle.com FRM prep service
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      Latest: May 2018 Part 2 Exam Feedback Nicole Seaman, Jun 21, 2018 at 12:36 PM
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    2. Part 1 FRM Study Groups

      Create a new study group or look for existing study groups for Part 1 of the FRM exam
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      Latest: Frm level 1 November 2018 Vasudha, Jun 22, 2018 at 3:01 AM
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    3. Part 2 FRM Study Groups

      Create a new study group or look for existing study groups for Part 2 of the FRM exam
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    4. Risk (general)

      General risk topics that don't fit neatly into the nine FRM topics
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    5. P1.T1. Foundations of Risk (20%)

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    6. P1.T2. Quantitative Methods (20%)

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      Latest: Wold theorm David Harper CFA FRM, May 15, 2018
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    7. P1.T3. Financial Markets & Products (30%)

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      Latest: Options on futures contracts FlorenceCC, Jun 21, 2018 at 3:15 AM
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    8. P1.T4. Valuation & Risk Models (30%)

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      Latest: unexpected vs expected losses Galaxy, May 21, 2018
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    9. Fixed Income (P1.T4 or P2.T5)

      Tuckman L1 (Chapters 1,2,3 & 5) and L2 (Chapter 6, 7, 9, 21). Fabozzi's Handbook of MBS Chapters 1 & 31.
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    10. P2.T5. Market Risk (25%)

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    11. P2.T6. Credit Risk (25%)

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    12. P2.T7. Basel II & Regulatory

      Classified under Operational Risk & Integrated Risk but a big topic
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    13. P2.T7. Operational Risk & ERM (25%)

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  2. FRM Practice Questions (PQs; for PAID customers)

    These forums (below) are for PAID BT CUSTOMERS ONLY. Each fresh, original practice question is posted here first and becomes a future reference for (i) follow-up questions, (ii) related comments, or (iii) proposed corrections if you have a disagreement or perceive a potential error or typo
    1. GARP Part 2 (P2) Practice Exam Questions

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    2. P1.T1. Foundations of Risk

      Practice questions for Foundations: Intro, CAPM, APT, Stulz, and Case Studies
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    3. P1.T2. Quantitative Analysis

      Practice questions for Quantitative Analysis: Econometrics, MCS, Volatility, Probability Distributions and VaR (Intro)
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    4. P1.T3. Financial Market & Products

      Practice questions for financial markets & products: Hull (options, futures & derivatives), commodities, FX, and corporate bonds
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    5. P1.T4. Valuation & Risk Models

      Practice questions for valuation and risk models: value at risk (VaR), binomial, BSM, Greeks, Tuckman's bonds, bond sensitivities, stress testing, credit ratings, expected/unexpected loss, OpRisk intro
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    6. P2.T5. Market Risk

      Practice questions for Market Risk Measurement & Management
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    7. P2.T6. Credit Risk

      Practice questions for credit risk
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    8. P2.T7. Operational Risk

      Practice questions for operational risk and Basel II (Basel III)
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    9. P2.T8. Investment Management

      Practice questions for investment management and risk management
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    10. P2.T9. Current Issues

      Practice questions for current issues
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    11. BT Part 1

      Part 1 practice questions
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    12. BT Part 2

      Part 2 practice questions
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    13. Miscellaneous Practice Questions

      Prior Exam or Not Classified
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      Latest: Interest rate cap/floor Nicole Seaman, Nov 1, 2017
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    14. [P1.T2.] Textbook: Essentials of Econometrics

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    15. [P1|P2] Hull's Options, Futures (OFOD 8, 9 ,10th)

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  3. FRM Archive

    Older forums are located (eventually transferred) to the location below. These forums are often LESS RELEVANT to current FRM candidates. However, due to the relative continuity of the FRM's underlying structure--despite its continuous churn--they continue to offer some relevance.
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    2. GARP Part 2 (P2) or FULL Exam Questions, ARCHIVES

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    3. [P1 & P2]Text: Options, Futures & Derivatives, 7th

      Assigned in 2010: Estimating volatility & correlation (Ch 21); Chapters 1 - 7, 9 and 10; Binomial (Ch 11), BSM (Ch 13), Greeks (Ch 17), Credit risk (Ch 22), Credit derivatives (Ch 23), Volatility smile (Ch 18), and Exotic options (Ch 24)
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