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

Welcome to this week's risk blog! We took last week off because David was on a much-deserved vacation in England! This week, we will highlight some of the most informative discussions in our FRM forum and provide you with interesting risk articles from around the globe! In the Forum This Week (selected only) [general] Shakti's... Read More
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Bionic Turtle’s Week in Risk (ending July 8th)

Happy Wednesday! Who is gearing up for the November FRM exam? We've included new practice questions and new YouTube videos in this week's blog! Our forum also has some very good discussions for you to review and ask questions about any content that is in the FRM study guide. New Practice Questions P1.T4.811. Two-step binomial... Read More
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Bionic Turtle’s Week in Risk (ending June 24th)

Welcome to this week's risk blog! David has written some really great practice questions discussing coherent risk measures in Topic 4 and Risk appetite framework (RAF) in Topic 7 of the FRM curriculum. We've also added new YouTube videos! Don't forget to subscribe to our YouTube channel so you don't miss out on our newest videos!... Read More
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Bionic Turtle’s Week in Risk (ending May 13th)

It's exam week! This Week in Risk highlights some great discussions from our FRM forum. We will be providing support in the forum all week, so stop by with any last-minute questions that you have before the exam! In the forum (selected only) [Exam] Sharing mock/practice exam results [P1.T2] control variate technique [P1.T2] When the... Read More
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Bionic Turtle’s Week in Risk (ending March 11th)

Our Week in Risk highlights our newest YouTube videos, new practice questions, FRM forum discussions and general risk articles! New practice questions P1.T4.805. Linear and non-linear derivative value at risk (VaR) (Allen) P2.T9.806. FinTech credit markets New YouTube The p value is the exact significance level (FRM T2-12) [embed][/embed] Basis risk is about an unexpected... Read More
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Bionic Turtle’s Week in Risk (ending October 29th)

For this Week in Risk, we've highlighted some forum links with great discussion on the concepts that will be tested on the FRM exam that is coming up. Make sure to check out our newest playlist on our YouTube channel too! New practice questions P1.T2.711. Covariance and correlation (Miller, Ch.3) P2.T5.710. Bootstrap historical simulation and... Read More
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Bionic Turtle’s Week in Risk (ending October 1st)

We've had a very busy week preparing and publishing new content in the Study Planner! We published new videos, study notes and learning spreadsheets! In-between all of that, David was able to find some really great articles for our week in risk. We hope you enjoy! :) New practice questions P1.T3.729. Gap, forward start and... Read More
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Bionic Turtle’s Week in Risk (ending April 30th)

May is here, and that means that the FRM exam is right around the corner! There are many discussions happening in our forum right now, as candidates are preparing for the exam. David has included some of these in our blog, but make sure to stop by our forum to check out all of the... Read More

Bionic Turtle’s Week in Risk (ending February 12th)

New practice questions P1.T2.704. Forecasting volatility with GARCH (Hull) P1.T2.705. Correlation (Hull) P2.T8.701. Multifactor models (Andrew Ang) P2.T8.702. Macroeconomic risk factors including growth, inflation and volatility (Andrew Ang) In the forum this week (selected only) [T2 Time series] How can we interpret Diebold’s statement that "Lastly AR processes observed subject to... Read More

Bionic Turtle’s Week in Risk (ending February 5th)

New Practice Questions P1.T2.702. Simple (equally weighted) historical volatility (Hull) P1.T2.703. EWMA versus GARCH volatility (Hull) P2.T6.708. Stress testing the credit value adjustment (CVA) P2.T8.700. Theory of factor risk premiums (Andrew Ang) In the forum this week (selected only)  Some good discussion on DVA, including about the counter-intuitive idea that an... Read More