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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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Financial Calculator Tutorials

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P1.T1 Foundations of Risk

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P1.T2 Quantitative Analysis

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P1.T3 Financial Markets & Products

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P1.T3 FM&P: Exotic options

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P1.T4. Valuation & Risk Models

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P2.T5. Market Risk Measurement & Management

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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

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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.T7. Basel II & Regulatory

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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%)

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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

P1.T1. Foundations of Risk

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

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P1.T4. Valuation & Risk Models

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Practice questions for credit risk
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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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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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