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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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David's Notebook

Here is where I post the Week in Risk (subsequently blogged and emailed to opt-in members). Also, I may share high-priority tips or alerts (e.g., discovered error in textbook).
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Bionic Turtle YouTube videos covering the concepts in the FRM exam

Financial Calculator Tutorials

Video tutorials on using your financial calculator
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P1.T1 Foundations of Risk

BT YouTube videos covering the concepts in Foundations of Risk Management
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P1.T2 Quantitative Analysis

BT YouTube videos covering the concepts in Quantitative Analysis
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P1.T3 Financial Markets & Products

BT YouTube videos covering the concepts in Financial Markets & Products
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P1.T4. Valuation & Risk Models

BT YouTube videos covering the concepts in Valuation & Risk Models
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P2.T5. Market Risk Measurement & Management

BT YouTube videos covering the concepts in Market Risk Measurement & Management
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R Programming (Data Science)

BT YouTube Videos Introducing R Programming
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Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA)

David Harper discusses the concepts covered on the CFA exam.
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Million Dollar Portfolio
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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.

About FRM

About the FRM or bionicturtle.com FRM prep service
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Part 1 FRM Study Groups

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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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Risk (general)

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

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P1.T2. Quantitative Methods (20%)

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P1.T4. Valuation & Risk Models (30%)

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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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P2.T5. Market Risk (25%)

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P2.T6. Credit Risk (25%)

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P2.T7. Basel II & Regulatory

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

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P2.T8. Liquidity and Treasury Risk (15%)

This new topic was added to the FRM curriculum in 2020
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P2.T9. Investment Management (15%)

This was previously Topic 8 prior to 2020. This is the reason that some of the threads within this forum will be labeled T8 instead of T9.
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P2.T10. Current Issues (10%)

This was previously Topic 9 prior to 2020. This is why some of the threads in this forum will be labeled T9 instead of T10.
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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

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GARP Part 2 (P2) Practice Exam Questions

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P1.T1. Foundations of Risk

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

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

Practice questions for financial markets & products: Hull (options, futures & derivatives), commodities, FX, and corporate bonds
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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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P2.T5. Market Risk

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

Practice questions for credit risk
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P2.T7. Operational Risk

Practice questions for operational risk and Basel II (Basel III)
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P2.T8. Liquidity and Treasury Risk

Practice questions for liquidity and treasury risk. Note: This is a new topic that was added to the curriculum in 2020.
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P2.T9. Investment Management

Practice questions for investment management and risk management. Note: This was previously Topic 8 prior to 2020. This is the reason that many of the threads within this forum will be listed under T8 instead of T9.
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P2.T10. Current Issues

Practice questions for current issues. Note: This was previously Topic 9 prior to 2020. This is why many of the threads in this forum will be labeled T9 instead of T10.
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BT Part 1

Part 1 practice questions
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BT Part 2

Part 2 practice questions
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Miscellaneous Practice Questions

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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.

[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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Hi, I don't know how to do a new post. But I'm having problem with the Pt.2 Market Risk Excel sheets. I'm having problem to understand the excel sheet. And While I'm trying to understnad the error measurement for VaR with Confidence interval, I can't find the detailed excel sheet for the exam we used in the video. Can anyone kindly provide some insight?
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