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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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      Latest: P1.T3.502. Dollar roll (Tuckman) Bucephalus, Aug 18, 2017 at 11:47 AM
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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: Sites we love (in no particular order) QuantMan2318, Aug 13, 2017 at 8:30 AM
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    5. FAQ's

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      Latest: Format of the study materials provided Nicole Seaman, Aug 14, 2017 at 11:30 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: FRM for me? sulemanms202, Aug 16, 2017 at 11:33 AM
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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: Study group for FRM Part 1 Vidhishah, Aug 16, 2017 at 2:06 PM
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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: Add me to whatsapp group Sarfraz Ali, Aug 7, 2017
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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: SharePoint Risk Management JoeClark, Aug 16, 2017 at 7:55 AM
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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: Z-Table during the exam sharman.jamie, Aug 15, 2017 at 10:31 AM
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    7. P1.T3. Financial Markets & Products (30%)

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

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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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      Latest: Yield curve developments. Some theory QuantMan2318, Aug 13, 2017 at 9:14 AM
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    10. P2.T5. Market Risk (25%)

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

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      Latest: Gregory - Chapter 15 - Wrong-way Risk Arka Bose, Aug 17, 2017 at 1:29 AM
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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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    14. P2.T9. Current Issues (10%)

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      Latest: Costs of Funds - US Banks brian.field, Apr 14, 2017
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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. P1.T1. Foundations of Risk

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

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

      Practice questions for financial markets & products: Hull (options, futures & derivatives), commodities, FX, and corporate bonds
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    4. 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.T4.13. Forward rates (Tuckman) David Harper CFA FRM, Aug 15, 2017 at 8:22 PM
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    5. P2.T5. Market Risk

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

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

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

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

      Practice questions for current issues
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    10. BT Part 1

      Part 1 practice questions
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    11. BT Part 2

      Part 2 practice questions
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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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      Latest: Gujarati.07.07 David Harper CFA FRM, Oct 14, 2016
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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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