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Bionic Turtle’s Week in Risk (ending April 23rd)

Welcome to our newest week in risk blog! We have had a very busy week here at Bionic Turtle, and our forum is overflowing with awesome discussions. Our members have told us numerous times how much our forum has helped them to pass the FRM exam so it gets very busy this time of the... Read More
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Bionic Turtle’s Week in Risk (ending April 16th)

Welcome to our week in risk blog! As we get closer to exam day, our forum is getting very busy! Our forum discussions are so valuable for FRM candidates who want to get a deeper understanding of the concepts that will be tested on the exam. Stop by and ask questions, or just join in... Read More
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Bionic Turtle’s Week in Risk (ending April 9th)

Here is a note from David to start the week! :) "Last week our incredibly capable Ivan migrated us to a higher-capacity fully-managed dedicated server (Intel Xeon E3-1270 v5 Quad-Core). Thank you to Nicole Seaman for managing the transition! We have hosted BT for several years at liquidweb. Before them, I tried at least four... Read More
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Bionic Turtle’s Week in Risk (ending April 2nd)

Happy Tuesday! We hope everyone is having a great week! This week's Week In Risk blog includes some really great discussions from our forum, including some questions from past GARP practice exams. David has found some very interesting articles from the world of banking, political risk, cybersecurity, climate and energy and data science. He also... Read More
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Bionic Turtle’s Week in Risk (ending March 26th)

We are still working hard to publish FRM materials for all of the readings in the GARP curriculum this week! Last week we published some great practice question sets from the Current Issues topic, along with some study notes throughout the study planner. David has compiled some very interesting articles this week, along with the... Read More

Bionic Turtle’s Week in Risk (ending March 19th)

Hello BT fans! We have a some great Week in Risk articles to share with you this week, and we've included some of the most interesting discussions that have been going on in our forum! Make sure to drop by our forum to ask questions or to join in on the FRM conversations! We have... Read More
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Bionic Turtle’s Week in Risk (ending February 26th)

This week, David has found some really great risk articles! We've posted new practice questions in our forum, and we also published an updated practice question set for Hull, Risk Management & Financial Institutions, Chapters 10 & 11. In addition to the new question set, we also published four new sets of study notes! We... Read More

Bionic Turtle’s Week in Risk — Ending January 15th

New FRM Practice Questions: P1.T1.702. Getting up to Speed on the Financial Crisis (Gorton) https://www.bionicturtle.com/forum/threads/p1-t1-702-getting-up-to-speed-on-the-financial-crisis-gorton.10092/ P1.T1.703. Policy responses and real effects of global financial crisis (Gorton) https://www.bionicturtle.com/forum/threads/p1-t1-703-policy-responses-and-real-effects-of-global-financial-crisis-gorton.10099/ P2.T6.702. Credit rating assignment methodologies (De Laurentis) https://www.bionicturtle.com/forum/threads/p2-t6-702-credit-rating-assignment-methodologies-de-laurentis.10097/ P2.T6.703 Structural versus Reduced-form credit risk approaches (DeLaurentis) https://www.bionicturtle.com/forum/threads/p2-t6-703-structural-versus-reduced-form-credit-risk-approaches-delaurentis.10102/ In the forum this week Forum member, berrymucho, expertly answers the question,... Read More

Modified Duration

Our forum contains hundreds of questions about duration. Duration often vexes new candidates, in part because there are several types. Let's first settle a confusion: the units of all durations are years (time). So, regardless of which duration, we can typically say something like "The bond's duration is 4.52 years." I taught duration several years... Read More