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Course Errors Found in 2021 Study Materials P2.T5. Market Risk

Nicole Seaman

Director of FRM Operations
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Please use this new thread to let David and I know about any errors, missing/broken links, etc. that you find in the 2021 materials that are published in the study planner under P1.T4. Valuation & Risk Models. This will keep our forum much more organized. We appreciate your cooperation! :)

PLEASE NOTE: Our Practice Question sets already have links to their specific forum threads where you can post about any errors that you find. This thread is for any other materials (notes, spreadsheets, videos, etc.) where you might find errors.

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New Member
Page 70 of the notes for P2.T5 Tuckman chapter 10, starting node of the interest rate tree diagram shows the natural logarithm of the rate rather than the initial rate itself.



New Member
On page 34 of the notes for T5.R1 Dowd Chapter 7:

Describe the peaks-over-threshold (POT) approach

Formula 7.18:

I believe it should be Pr{X-u<= x | X > u}