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    Standard Deviation and BA II Calculator

    I have come across this question and cannot seem to do the calculation in the BA II calculator. The question is: Use the probability distribution to calculate the standard deviation for the portfolio State of economy Prob Return Boom 0.30 15% Bust...
  2. Nicole Seaman

    YouTube TI BA II+: How to compute future and present value with different compound frequencies (TIBA2-04)

    How to use the Texas Instrument BA II plus (TI BA II+) to compute present and future values under different compound frequencies, including continuous compounding. Don't have the Texas Instruments BA II Plus? Purchase one here:
  3. Nicole Seaman

    YouTube TI BA II+: How to compute bond price on realistic (between coupons) settlement date (TIBA - 02)

    This video will show you two different approaches to retrieving a bond's full and flat price when we have the realistic situation of a settlement date that occurs in between two coupon dates. Don't have the Texas Instruments BA II Plus? Purchase one here: https://amzn.to/2XUEvYs
  4. Nicole Seaman

    YouTube TI BA II+ Calculator: Essential Settings (TIBA - 01)

    This video is for financial exam candidates who have little to no experience with the Texas Instruments BA II+. David provides a list of essential settings that you absolutely need to know and be comfortable with if you are going to sit for a financial exam using this calculator. Use [2nd]...
  5. Branislav

    BA II Plus calculator issue

    Dear colleagues, This is dummy question so was not sure where to put it..when I enter on mine BA II Plus calculator ( by this order):7%+6% = I am receiving 0.0742? Please advice to whom to contact regarding this since it is time wasting issue stopping me in question set working! Thanks a lot in...
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    TI BA Plus Calculator

    How can I find more info on ti ba plus? I can’t locate how to use for compound frequency.
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    FAQ Before Exam Instructional video on Calculator usage

    Hi, I would like to know if there are any instructional videos on how to use the financial calculator. I searched in the forums but could not find one. Please help me with this.
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    Help to use HPBII calculator

    Hi, Please could I get some help to use HPbII calculator for calculating CAPM. Thanks and regards, Vandana
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    Continuous vs Discrete Rate Conversion

    Is there a way to convert from discrete to continuous rates and viceversa using the TI BA II Plus Pro Calculator? Or it must be done with the formulas?
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    Schweser Notes - Use of BA II Plus for PV/FV

    Hi guys, i am really sorry to bother you with such a silly question, but i really don't know where the mistake is when i use by BA II: Example: FV of an ordinary annuity where: N = 15, I/Y = 7, PMT: -150, CPT FV = $ 3,769. 35 If I enter the date in my calculator, i receive $ 5,884.48 Can...
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    Using the TI-BA II Plus to calculate variance and SD

    Hello My TI BA II Plus calculator can automatically calculate SD & variance using the STAT & DATA functions. Are we expected to calculate by hand? Seeing as how FRM likes to throw curveball questions, could they throw in a var/SD question that would require a by hand approach?
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    FAQ Exam Answer dependency & calculator decimals

    Hi, Two quick questions about the exam: 1. I noticed in a lot of the questions, the answer of the first question is required to answer the next question. Is the FRM exam structured like this? 2. What is the recommended decimal usage for the calculator?
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    BA II Plus Advice

    I wanted to pass along some advice to fellow test takers related to the BA II Plus which probably extends to other calculators as well. If you're planning on replacing batteries (I bought some new CR2032s for my calculators just to be safe), replace them prior to the exam. While not overly...
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    TI BA II plus tutorial

    It is a sunny Saturday morning and learning BSM option pricing is making me give up the will to live, so I started doing some return calculations, and stumbled upon a great tutorial for configuring and using the II plus. Hope it helps someone. Now, back to my procrastination...
  15. Suzanne Evans

    FAQ Exam Which calculator do you recommend?

    A valid list is: Hewlett Packard 12C (including the HP 12C Platinum and the Anniversary Edition) Hewlett Packard 10B II Hewlett Packard 10B II+ Hewlett Packard 20B Texas Instruments BA II Plus (including the BA II Plus Professional) I (David) still prefer, and I suspect the most common, is the...
  16. Hend Abuenein

    Day counting

    Hi, What is the FASTEST way to do day count comparisons? I find this time consuming and tedious. Example question : If identical coupon payments are paid on March 1 and September 1 , would corporate bonds accrue more interest from March 1 to September 1, than a T bond from September 1 to...
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    Using Texas Instruments BA II

    Hi David, I am interested in your FRM series. I had a query with regards to the use of Texas Instruments BA II, are you going to teach us how to make use of this calculator on your blog or else how do we get started with it..
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    Can you tell me how to calculate this in my calculator?

    I just bought the TI BA II Plus Professional calculator and did my first formula from Foundations 1a and I can't figure out how to enter it into the calculator to come up with the right answer. It seems straight forward, but I can't come to the correct amount. The formula below is from the BT...
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    Hi david can u tell me how to use natural log function using TI BA ii plus calculator. u=ln(18/20) and also how to calculate the foloowing expression. 6^5*6^-6/5 it is poisson distribution calculation. thanks in advance and do reply soon.
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    Hi david can u tell me how to calculate the following expression with TI BA II PLUS PROFESSIONAL CALCULATOR EXPRESSION IS 80e^-0.05*1 m not getting how to use exponential function here...plz let me know abt it. Thanks