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    Employment verification question

    Hi, I've completed part I and preparing for part II. I'm a bit concerned about demonstrating experience. My company is a OTC broker in all sorts of derivatives product however I work on IT systems in the back office. My experience comprises of brokerage calculation, regulatory reporting...
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    BT prep Material: primary or supplementary?

    Regarding GARP books, they are not cheap and GARP charges a lot for delivery! I was talking to a chap who passed FRM in 2007 and he said he used Philippe Jorion's Financial Risk Manager Handbook and it helped him a lot. So the question is, do we really have to buy GARP recommended books for...
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    BT prep Material: primary or supplementary?

    Thanks guys for sharing your experiences. So what I gather is "in an ideal world" using GARP books as primary source is useful but for exam focussed folks (like me!) the best way is to jump on BT's questions as soon as possible, using BT's notes to pick up new concepts along the way and go to...
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    BT prep Material: primary or supplementary?

    Hello EO, Thanks for sharing your experience. So what was your "primary" source of preparation? Schweser or any other books or did you learn all the basics on the job? Yes, in deed, BT's questions and exams are well regarded but one has to have basic understanding of the subject matter. That's...
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    BT prep Material: primary or supplementary?

    I'm looking to prepare for FRM Part I in Nov 14 and trying to figure out the study material I should be using. I read elsewhere that BT provides useful material, excellent Q bank and a vibrant community. So it looks like a natural choice I should go with. However I'd like to find out how did...
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