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Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 03-06-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,152
Posted By JABA
Be careful about qualifying (or not qualifying) your answers.

You spoke in absolute terms when it should have been qualified. Internal models do not always fail to incorporate correlation. By saying that "[internal models] don't account for correlation..."...
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-19-2008, 09:02 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 19,104
Posted By JABA
Ok TZK, if you want help with your interviewing...

Ok TZK, if you want help with your interviewing skills tell us the interview question, your response, the follow up question and your follow up response. If you don't, we must assume that you're...
Forum: Software & Technology 05-14-2008, 07:17 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 137,585
Posted By JABA
I tried this and apparently ...

I tried this and apparently
CTRL+SHIFT+( Unhides any hidden rows within the selection.
CTRL+SHIFT+) Unhides any hidden columns within the selection
and
CTRL+( Hides any rows within the...
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-12-2008, 09:15 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 19,104
Posted By JABA
Having not been in the room when this interview...

Having not been in the room when this interview took place, I can't say what you did wrong or if you did anything wrong at all. If you are serious about seeking help from this forum, you need to...
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-09-2008, 05:34 PM
Replies: 913
Views: 101,205
Posted By JABA
Would it really be rape if you took your clothes...

Would it really be rape if you took your clothes off and allowed the gorilla to do you.



The only valid predictor of a successful employee is cognitive tests? I would argue that despite being...
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-30-2008, 10:40 PM
Replies: 913
Views: 101,205
Posted By JABA
Sorry if someone's already mentioned this, but......

Sorry if someone's already mentioned this, but... perhaps this is why you can't get a job on your own. You treat people like machines that react according to parameters rather than like a real...
Forum: CAS Exams - General 06-22-2007, 12:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,957
Posted By JABA
What if results are held until all exams are...

What if results are held until all exams are ready for release. I know for some that would seem unfair, but it would solve the problem of added stress caused by an earlier release of one of the...
Forum: Exam 9 (old Part 8) - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 06-21-2007, 01:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,021
Posted By JABA
What does his weight have to do with anything?

What does his weight have to do with anything?
Forum: Exam 9 (old Part 8) - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 06-20-2007, 03:18 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 16,032
Posted By JABA
Me too, I thought I'd be lucky to score 50. but...

Me too, I thought I'd be lucky to score 50. but somehow I passed!
Forum: Exam 9 (old Part 8) - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 05-03-2007, 07:34 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,238
Posted By JABA
IFYQ I think the part that confused me and...

IFYQ

I think the part that confused me and possibly everyone else was the question asked about dividend yields. It also didn't say whether these were annualized yields or yields to that time...
Forum: Exam 9 (old Part 8) - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 03-21-2007, 09:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,240
Posted By JABA
This isn't quite right. Recall that P =...

This isn't quite right.
Recall that P = [S*(k-y) + L]/(1+y) + E
Because P itself is dependent on y the derivative is more complicated than this.

So really we're taking the derivative of:...
Forum: Exam 9 (old Part 8) - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 03-01-2007, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,240
Posted By JABA
This bothered me too. I spent far too much time...

This bothered me too. I spent far too much time figuring out where those numbers were coming from, but I finally figured it out.

First, take the formula F = [P - E - L/(1+y)] * [d/(1-d)] and...
Forum: Exam 8 (old Part 9) - Advanced Ratemaking 12-27-2006, 01:20 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,798
Posted By JABA
Frank, If you're that confident you might...

Frank,

If you're that confident you might want to check with the CAS office to make sure that they didn't lose any of your answer sheets. I estimated my score to be around a 68-69 coming out of...
Forum: Exam 8 (old Part 9) - Advanced Ratemaking 12-12-2006, 04:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,247
Posted By JABA
Results

Anybody know when to expect results to be released?
Forum: CAS Exams - General 11-09-2006, 07:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,542
Posted By JABA
I wish the CAS would see it this way. They...

I wish the CAS would see it this way. They clearly think that pass marks have been increasing because the tests are getting easier. Otherwise the percentage of passing candidates would be...
Forum: Exams - General 08-17-2006, 09:19 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 27,255
Posted By JABA
This may be a shock to you (though not to someone...

This may be a shock to you (though not to someone who has taken these exams), but many of the exams test specific knowledge statements. Which is why a lot of people complain about having to memorize...
Forum: Exam 8 (old Part 9) - Advanced Ratemaking 07-24-2006, 09:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,506
Posted By JABA
67.75!

I don't know if any of you have noticed, but the Exam 9 pass mark from 2005 has been released.
:redcard: Does anyone else think that a score of a 67.75 is incredibly high?
:rant:
Forum: CAS Exams - General 06-27-2006, 11:47 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,186
Posted By JABA
I have never seen anyone be so upset about...

I have never seen anyone be so upset about passing an exam.

I can usually tell if I just eeked by or if I passed with a large margin. It really depends on how many questions I left blank, how...
Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 06-19-2006, 04:16 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 14,120
Posted By JABA
OH YEAH!!! ACAS for me too!

OH YEAH!!! ACAS for me too!
Forum: CAS Exams - General 05-25-2006, 07:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,016
Posted By JABA
I've heard 6/5 - 6/7

I've heard 6/5 - 6/7
Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 05-19-2006, 02:13 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 14,120
Posted By JABA
Rumor has it that graders will be in Vegas June...

Rumor has it that graders will be in Vegas June 5th - 7th. So I would expect results to be posted a week and a half later. Also, the 20th would be right at 8 weeks. So I expect the week of the...
Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 05-04-2006, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,577
Posted By JABA
2006 7US Pass Mark Poll

Just wanted to see what people's thoughts are on the pass mark.
Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 05-04-2006, 08:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,147
Posted By JABA
I think I got (a) right. I completely missed on...

I think I got (a) right. I completely missed on (b). I was thinking that they were talking about the Wallace and Gale from the AM Best article. I anticipated they were going to ask a question that...
Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 05-01-2006, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 900
Posted By JABA
I think that they were looking for the verbal and...

I think that they were looking for the verbal and monetary thresholds in no-fault auto laws.
Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 04-27-2006, 05:14 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 9,677
Posted By JABA
I originally worked the IEE problem to calculate...

I originally worked the IEE problem to calculate the 2005 year end surplus, but as I read part c, I realized I needed the mean PHS. (the rule I remember is that balance sheet items are averaged over...
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