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    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!
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      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 (ending Sept 25th) David Harper CFA FRM, Sep 27, 2016 at 12:05 AM
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    5. FAQ's

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      Latest: May 2016 FRM Part 1 London study group MissHetty, Sep 28, 2016 at 9:06 AM
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    6. After the FRM: Careers & Other Exams (eg, CFA)

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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: important information about Exam results hellohi, Sep 27, 2016 at 10:34 AM
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    2. Risk (general)

      General risk topics that don't fit neatly into the nine FRM topics
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      Latest: Credit Rating Process seidu, Sep 27, 2016 at 3:17 PM
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    3. P1.T1. Foundations of Risk (20%)

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

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      Latest: EWMA formula kevolution, Sep 27, 2016 at 1:41 PM
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    5. P1.T3. Financial Markets & Products (30%)

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    6. 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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    7. P2.T5. Market Risk (25%)

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      Latest: Fixed income mapping emilioalzamora1, Sep 27, 2016 at 7:25 PM
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    8. P2.T6. Credit Risk (25%)

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    9. P2.T7. Basel II & Regulatory

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

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    11. P2.T8. Investment Management (15%)

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      Latest: Question about Survival Bias~ David Harper CFA FRM, Sep 28, 2016 at 2:03 PM
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    12. P2.T9. Current Issues (10%)

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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. Errata (eg, FRM Handbook) or Key Exam Issue

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    3. P1.T1. Foundations of Risk

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

      Practice questions for Quantitative Analysis: Econometrics, MCS, Volatility, Probability Distributions and VaR (Intro)
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      Latest: L1.T2.68 Normal distribution brian.field, Sep 26, 2016 at 9:32 AM
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    5. P1.T3. Financial Market & Products

      Practice questions for financial markets & products: Hull (options, futures & derivatives), commodities, FX, and corporate bonds
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      Latest: P1.T3.406. Hedging strategies David Harper CFA FRM, Sep 28, 2016 at 1:51 PM
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    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
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      Latest: P1.T4.5. Black-Scholes with dividends brian.field, Sep 28, 2016 at 3:00 PM
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    7. P2.T5. Market Risk

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

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

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

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

      Practice questions for current issues
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    12. Miscellaneous Practice Questions

      Prior Exam or Not Classified
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      Latest: Stulz’ debt overhang? EK, May 5, 2013
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    13. [P1.T2.] Textbook: Essentials of Econometrics

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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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