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    Goldman Is Charged With Subprime Fraud

    Wonder what type of Risk jobs benefit from this news? The SEC alleged in a civil lawsuit that Goldman /quotes/comstock/13*!gs/quotes/nls/gs (GS 161.89, -22.38, -12.15%) structured and marketed a collateralized debt obligation that hinged on the performance of subprime...
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    Not Taking the FRM Exam

    Hi David: If the objective was to simply get a job as a risk analyst (market or risk or operational) and not necessarily attempt the FRM exam, then what texts in the FRM are relevant? As you indicated there is a lot of overlap in concepts and terminology in the core readings and I am sure a...
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    Carol Alexander - Market Risk Analysis

    Hi David: I have repeatedly heard that Carol's Alexander's 4 volumes are very useful for risk management job practitioners. I have the "Volume I" book and find that it may have a lot of practical use in the field. However, from an FRM exam perspective, do you think that the first volume...
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    Dear fellow BT members: Can you recommend good INTRO books that will make the assigned Gujarati chapters easier to comprehend? I am currently browsing the following book: -> Humongous book of Statistics Problems by W. Michael Kelley What else can you recommend? Thanks in advance Chad