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    Credit Risk in 2014

    Hi David, Firstly want to tell that I cleared the Part 2 and am super happy about it.It was a real hard fought victory. I would like to mention it was definitely not possible without this forum.I really enjoyed the process of preparing for this tough exam and you were the part of this process...
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    Good Luck for those taking the FRM exam in 2 days time!

    I remember this question clearly from exam.i agree/think,there is no delivery of asset.so 2 options ruled out given in exam.The other two options were a)pay predetermined amount,no delivery of asset c)pay par value less current market price, no delivery of asset From the above information...
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    Exam Feedback FRM Part 2 (May 2014) Exam Feedback

    I had also selected the same option.But was a guess more than being sure.I just hope ur correct on dis 1 as was the case in predatory lending question..;)
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    Exam Feedback FRM Part 2 (May 2014) Exam Feedback

    @cdbsmith,gd research...n yes it was quite ambiguous question for sure like few others..
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    Exam Feedback FRM Part 2 (May 2014) Exam Feedback

    @ Johnson - Only around 30 questions would have been discussed here, still around 50 questions are left, so its like you never know. And with this kind of paper i am sure many out here would agree that it would not be 100% surety for most of the candidates. @intrepid86 , I really hope so.I...
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    Exam Feedback FRM Part 2 (May 2014) Exam Feedback

    Got all three wrong..hedge fund incentive fees, Basel 3 had chose option 4,and volatility weighing.i am afraid I will be in last quartile in all subjects..:(
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    Exam Feedback FRM Part 2 (May 2014) Exam Feedback

    How was that question on strike call n forwards solved...they had given strike price 70 ..no of calls with strike 60 and sm no of calls with strike 80.also no of forward contracts given...how it is solved??
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    Exam Feedback FRM Part 2 (May 2014) Exam Feedback

    How was that question on strike call n forwards solved...they had given strike price 70 ..no of calls with strike 60 and sm no of calls with strike 80.also no of forward contracts given...how it is solved??
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    Exam Feedback FRM Part 2 (May 2014) Exam Feedback

    Yup..its Quadratic programming...
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    Exam Feedback FRM Part 2 (May 2014) Exam Feedback

    I remember the question...and also remember definitely not choosing any of these 2 choices..had chose one from the other two..:mad: Chances of clearing looking slimmer n slimmer with each new question posted..;)
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    Exam Feedback FRM Part 2 (May 2014) Exam Feedback

    [email protected]_1, U have got awesome memory...even I struggled n located the page but thought the other one was correct..:( I got dis also wrong.I hate this forum...increasing my chances of failing with each post;) U really have gone to minute details. What answer u had given for the question on basel...
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    Exam Feedback FRM Part 2 (May 2014) Exam Feedback

    Anyone remember question on predatory lending..it had 1.lure borrower to refinance many times to earn commission 2.to ask borrower to take prime loans even though he in position to take subprime loans..something on these lines..I marked option 2.. What was its answer?
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    Exam Feedback FRM Part 2 (May 2014) Exam Feedback

    I agree it should be 133% It should be > initial 120%.anyways I marked 140%.so doesn't matter..wrong either way..
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    Exam Feedback FRM Part 2 (May 2014) Exam Feedback

    1.there was a question on counterparty spread increase from 150 to 180 n the company from 20 to100 BP something.Asked who will ask for higher lower CVA..what was the ans? 2.question in which options were credit curve will b normal,total curve of credit opera market will b normal, there will b...
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    Credit Risk in 2014

    Hi David, Can you please reply to the question mainly the first one. Apologies for asking again.. Just stress with few days to go for the D Day...:) Thanks
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    Credit Risk in 2014

    Hi David, I have few queries. 1. In Malz Chapter 6, in the PQ 304.2, how is k calculated.I am unable to use the inverse normal function.I use Texas BA 2 calculator.I searched on the forum and I think you have mentioned it can't be calculated by it.Then how to use z tables to find it.(sorry its...
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    Credit Risk in 2014

    Hi David, Thanks for the immediate reply... I will definitely go with the top down approach.... Will be eagerly waiting for Gregory PQ Thanks
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    Credit Risk in 2014

    Hi David, Firstly thanks for uploading study notes on Gregory and Golin. I have a few questions I will be giving FRM part 2 exam this may for the 5th time(ouch). I had cleared part 1 in first go but am yet to break with part 2. I have used your videos extensively (really like those from part 1 )...
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    Basket Tranches value and risk

    Hi David, I understood the effect on the values of the tranches with increasing correlations and default probability. Malz has in the same chapter page 331 provided the impact on the credit var with changing correlations and default prob. I am not able to understand it. How is it impacted? Thanks
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    Credit risk for 2013

    Hi David, Apologies for not mentioning the question numbers of GARP exams.Will post in the forums separately..I understand how hectic it must be with just 1 week for exam..thanks djh2121, thanks a lot with both the questions.(posting the question as well as answer)..The basic intuition you...
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