Bionic Turtle

    1. Announcements

      Discussions:
      84
      Messages:
      1,686
      Latest: Posting Questions in the Forum Ashok_Kothavle, May 19, 2017 at 1:49 AM
      RSS
    2. Today's Daily Questions

      David writes totally fresh, totally original practice (quiz) questions every week: a fresh set of three (4) from Mon to Thursday = 12 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!
      Discussions:
      629
      Messages:
      1,600
      RSS
    3. Today's YouTube

      Free videos posted to YouTube
      Discussions:
      7
      Messages:
      29
      RSS
    4. David's Notebook

      These are my random notes, stuff I think might be useful based on member/visitor interactions
      Discussions:
      107
      Messages:
      527
      Latest: Week in Risk (ending May 21st) David Harper CFA FRM, May 22, 2017 at 1:58 PM
      RSS
    5. FAQ's

      Discussions:
      44
      Messages:
      334
      Latest: What is the pass rate for the FRM? David Harper CFA FRM, May 19, 2017 at 8:00 PM
      RSS
  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
      Discussions:
      1,030
      Messages:
      11,970
      Latest: May 2017 Part 1 Exam Feedback satyapriya2004, May 24, 2017 at 12:54 AM
      RSS
    2. Part 1 FRM Study Groups

      Create a new study group or look for existing study groups for Part 1 of the FRM exam
      Discussions:
      16
      Messages:
      216
      Latest: FRM level 1 Nov. 2017 study group in Egypt jameskb10, May 22, 2017 at 2:41 AM
      RSS
    3. Part 2 FRM Study Groups

      Create a new study group or look for existing study groups for Part 2 of the FRM exam
      Discussions:
      4
      Messages:
      42
      Latest: Whatsapp FRM Part 2 Group (Active) Bernardo, May 20, 2017 at 10:33 PM
      RSS
    4. Risk (general)

      General risk topics that don't fit neatly into the nine FRM topics
      Discussions:
      30
      Messages:
      94
      Latest: Data Validation David Harper CFA FRM, May 16, 2017
      RSS
    5. P1.T3. Financial Markets & Products (30%)

      Discussions:
      542
      Messages:
      2,321
      Latest: Hull chapter 7 , question 7.1 zekrom, May 23, 2017 at 10:46 PM
      RSS
    6. P1.T4. Valuation & Risk Models (30%)

      Discussions:
      416
      Messages:
      1,774
      Latest: VaR on exotic option surojitpalb, May 18, 2017 at 7:28 AM
      RSS
    7. 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.
      Discussions:
      87
      Messages:
      331
      RSS
    8. P2.T5. Market Risk (25%)

      Discussions:
      629
      Messages:
      2,646
      RSS
    9. P2.T6. Credit Risk (25%)

      Discussions:
      553
      Messages:
      2,142
      RSS
    10. P2.T7. Basel II & Regulatory

      Classified under Operational Risk & Integrated Risk but a big topic
      Discussions:
      92
      Messages:
      369
      RSS
    11. P2.T7. Operational Risk & ERM (25%)

      Discussions:
      240
      Messages:
      785
      Latest: Loss component under SMA David Harper CFA FRM, May 19, 2017 at 11:05 PM
      RSS
    12. P2.T9. Current Issues (10%)

      Discussions:
      44
      Messages:
      175
      Latest: Costs of Funds - US Banks brian.field, Apr 14, 2017
      RSS
  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 1 (P1) Practice Exam Questions

      Discussions:
      40
      Messages:
      249
      RSS
    2. GARP Part 2 (P2) Practice Exam Questions

      Discussions:
      74
      Messages:
      403
      Latest: 2016 FRM Part II Practice Exam Q&A Errors Izzie, May 19, 2017 at 2:30 PM
      RSS
    3. P1.T1. Foundations of Risk

      Practice questions for Foundations: Intro, CAPM, APT, Stulz, and Case Studies
      Discussions:
      118
      Messages:
      714
      Latest: L1.T1.40 Bankruptcy costs chatty06, May 23, 2017 at 9:28 AM
      RSS
    4. P1.T2. Quantitative Analysis

      Practice questions for Quantitative Analysis: Econometrics, MCS, Volatility, Probability Distributions and VaR (Intro)
      Discussions:
      354
      Messages:
      2,278
      RSS
    5. P1.T3. Financial Market & Products

      Practice questions for financial markets & products: Hull (options, futures & derivatives), commodities, FX, and corporate bonds
      Discussions:
      153
      Messages:
      1,879
      RSS
    6. 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
      Discussions:
      116
      Messages:
      1,587
      RSS
    7. P2.T5. Market Risk

      Practice questions for Market Risk Measurement & Management
      Discussions:
      340
      Messages:
      1,859
      RSS
    8. P2.T6. Credit Risk

      Practice questions for credit risk
      Discussions:
      281
      Messages:
      1,437
      RSS
    9. P2.T7. Operational Risk

      Practice questions for operational risk and Basel II (Basel III)
      Discussions:
      205
      Messages:
      713
      RSS
    10. P2.T8. Investment Management

      Practice questions for investment management and risk management
      Discussions:
      163
      Messages:
      615
      Latest: P2.T8.12. Surplus at Risk (SaR) David Harper CFA FRM, May 19, 2017 at 9:44 PM
      RSS
    11. P2.T9. Current Issues

      Practice questions for current issues
      Discussions:
      51
      Messages:
      81
      RSS
    12. BT Part 1

      Part 1 practice questions
      Discussions:
      25
      Messages:
      154
      RSS
    13. BT Part 2

      Part 2 practice questions
      Discussions:
      21
      Messages:
      180
      RSS
    14. Miscellaneous Practice Questions

      Prior Exam or Not Classified
      Discussions:
      76
      Messages:
      177
      Latest: Stulz’ debt overhang? EK, May 5, 2013
      RSS
    15. [P1.T2.] Textbook: Essentials of Econometrics

      Discussions:
      51
      Messages:
      171
      Latest: Gujarati.07.07 David Harper CFA FRM, Oct 14, 2016
      RSS
  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.
    1. (Private)
      RSS
    2. GARP Part 2 (P2) or FULL Exam Questions, ARCHIVES

      Discussions:
      Messages:
      (Private)
      RSS
    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)
      Discussions:
      Messages:
      (Private)
      RSS