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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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    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 (August 19th) David Harper CFA FRM, Aug 19, 2018 at 10:12 PM
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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: FRM usefulness for working risk professionals Karim_B, Aug 15, 2018 at 8:35 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 arunjain1308, Aug 20, 2018 at 11:20 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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      Latest: Whatsapp FRM Part 2 Group (Active) planetronni, Aug 19, 2018 at 11:07 PM
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    4. Risk (general)

      General risk topics that don't fit neatly into the nine FRM topics
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      Latest: Investing in the stock market Matthew Graves, Aug 14, 2018 at 4:28 AM
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    5. P1.T1. Foundations of Risk (20%)

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      Latest: Economic Earning/Accounting Earning umerkhan, Aug 20, 2018 at 3:08 PM
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    6. P1.T3. Financial Markets & Products (30%)

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    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.
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    8. P2.T5. Market Risk (25%)

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      Latest: Market risk calculation and interpretation AlexFrm, Aug 20, 2018 at 5:15 PM
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    9. P2.T6. Credit Risk (25%)

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    10. P2.T7. Basel II & Regulatory

      Classified under Operational Risk & Integrated Risk but a big topic
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    11. 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 1 (P1) Practice Exam Questions

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      Latest: 2016 FRM Part 1 Practice exam Qn 52 FlorenceCC, Aug 20, 2018 at 5:02 AM
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    2. GARP Part 2 (P2) Practice Exam Questions

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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: P1.T2.705. Correlation (Hull) gprisby, Aug 20, 2018 at 5:07 PM
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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: L1.T3.152. Basis risk (Hull) David Harper CFA FRM, Aug 20, 2018 at 12:24 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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    7. P2.T5. Market Risk

      Practice questions for Market Risk Measurement & Management
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      Latest: VASCIEK Model jaivipin, Aug 17, 2018 at 4:16 PM
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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. BT Part 1

      Part 1 practice questions
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    13. BT Part 2

      Part 2 practice questions
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    14. 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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    15. [P1.T2.] Textbook: Essentials of Econometrics

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      Latest: Gujarati.08.09 David Harper CFA FRM, Aug 20, 2018 at 2:51 PM
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    16. [P1|P2] Hull's Options, Futures (OFOD 8, 9 ,10th)

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      Latest: Hull.01.32 Nicole Seaman, Aug 17, 2018 at 10:03 AM
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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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