Bionic Turtle

    1. Announcements

      Discussions:
      79
      Messages:
      1,571
      RSS
    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!
      Discussions:
      581
      Messages:
      1,505
      RSS
    3. Today's YouTube

      Free videos posted to YouTube
      Discussions:
      7
      Messages:
      29
      RSS
    4. David's Notebook

      These are my random notes, stuff I think might be useful based on member/visitor interactions
      Discussions:
      81
      Messages:
      442
      Latest: Week in risk (ending Dec 4th) seidu, Dec 6, 2016 at 1:25 PM
      RSS
    5. FAQ's

      Discussions:
      35
      Messages:
      251
      Latest: Resources for refreshing math skills Nicole Seaman, Dec 8, 2016 at 10:58 AM
      RSS
    6. After the FRM: Careers & Other Exams (eg, CFA)

      Discussions:
      53
      Messages:
      343
      Latest: Operational Risk Analytics trigg989, Nov 22, 2016
      RSS
  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
      Discussions:
      1,015
      Messages:
      11,129
      Latest: November 2016 Part 1 Exam Feedback seidu, Dec 6, 2016 at 5:12 AM
      RSS
    2. Part 1 FRM Study Groups

      Create a new study group or look for existing study groups for Part 1 of the FRM exam
      Discussions:
      5
      Messages:
      129
      Latest: Whatsapp FRM Part 1 November 2016 Group Arumugakumar, Dec 8, 2016 at 4:48 AM
      RSS
    3. Part 2 FRM Study Groups

      Create a new study group or look for existing study groups for Part 2 of the FRM exam
      Discussions:
      1
      Messages:
      7
      RSS
    4. Risk (general)

      General risk topics that don't fit neatly into the nine FRM topics
      Discussions:
      21
      Messages:
      77
      RSS
    5. P1.T1. Foundations of Risk (20%)

      Discussions:
      255
      Messages:
      1,084
      Latest: P1 T1 foundation of risk (Crouhy) Hesham_87, Dec 5, 2016 at 1:40 PM
      RSS
    6. P1.T3. Financial Markets & Products (30%)

      Discussions:
      515
      Messages:
      2,154
      Latest: Increasing Beta question marque, Nov 20, 2016
      RSS
    7. P1.T4. Valuation & Risk Models (30%)

      Discussions:
      417
      Messages:
      1,742
      Latest: VaR option / Bond jshall, Nov 17, 2016
      RSS
    8. 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.
      Discussions:
      84
      Messages:
      306
      RSS
    9. P2.T5. Market Risk (25%)

      Discussions:
      616
      Messages:
      2,485
      Latest: OIS discounting brian.field, Dec 1, 2016
      RSS
    10. P2.T6. Credit Risk (25%)

      Discussions:
      534
      Messages:
      1,998
      RSS
    11. P2.T7. Basel II & Regulatory

      Classified under Operational Risk & Integrated Risk but a big topic
      Discussions:
      92
      Messages:
      362
      RSS
    12. P2.T7. Operational Risk & ERM (25%)

      Discussions:
      235
      Messages:
      766
      Latest: Operational loss... SEONGHUN JEONG, Dec 7, 2016 at 2:28 PM
      RSS
    13. P2.T9. Current Issues (10%)

      Discussions:
      42
      Messages:
      171
      RSS
  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. Errata (eg, FRM Handbook) or Key Exam Issue

      Discussions:
      409
      Messages:
      547
      RSS
    2. P1.T1. Foundations of Risk

      Practice questions for Foundations: Intro, CAPM, APT, Stulz, and Case Studies
      Discussions:
      112
      Messages:
      616
      RSS
    3. P1.T2. Quantitative Analysis

      Practice questions for Quantitative Analysis: Econometrics, MCS, Volatility, Probability Distributions and VaR (Intro)
      Discussions:
      344
      Messages:
      2,077
      RSS
    4. P1.T3. Financial Market & Products

      Practice questions for financial markets & products: Hull (options, futures & derivatives), commodities, FX, and corporate bonds
      Discussions:
      144
      Messages:
      1,779
      RSS
    5. 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
      Discussions:
      117
      Messages:
      1,511
      RSS
    6. P2.T5. Market Risk

      Practice questions for Market Risk Measurement & Management
      Discussions:
      335
      Messages:
      1,558
      RSS
    7. P2.T6. Credit Risk

      Practice questions for credit risk
      Discussions:
      264
      Messages:
      1,145
      RSS
    8. P2.T7. Operational Risk

      Practice questions for operational risk and Basel II (Basel III)
      Discussions:
      205
      Messages:
      606
      RSS
    9. P2.T8. Investment Management

      Practice questions for investment management and risk management
      Discussions:
      154
      Messages:
      469
      RSS
    10. P2.T9. Current Issues

      Practice questions for current issues
      Discussions:
      43
      Messages:
      64
      RSS
    11. BT Part 1

      Part 1 practice questions
      Discussions:
      25
      Messages:
      154
      RSS
    12. BT Part 2

      Part 2 practice questions
      Discussions:
      21
      Messages:
      180
      RSS
    13. Miscellaneous Practice Questions

      Prior Exam or Not Classified
      Discussions:
      76
      Messages:
      177
      Latest: Stulz’ debt overhang? EK, May 5, 2013
      RSS
    14. [P1.T2.] Textbook: Essentials of Econometrics

      Discussions:
      51
      Messages:
      171
      Latest: Gujarati.07.07 David Harper CFA FRM, Oct 14, 2016
      RSS
  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.
    1. (Private)
      RSS
    2. GARP Part 2 (P2) or FULL Exam Questions, ARCHIVES

      Discussions:
      Messages:
      (Private)
      RSS
    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)
      Discussions:
      Messages:
      (Private)
      RSS