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Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 08-01-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 59,621
Posted By Johns
Does anyone here have a copy of the 2017...

Does anyone here have a copy of the 2017 Actuarial Brew Textbook? Please PM me if you want to sell it.

Thank you
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-31-2017, 11:22 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 140,874
Posted By Johns
The map is unavailable, is there anyway to...

The map is unavailable,

is there anyway to update it or create a new one?

This would be a very useful tool for any entry level actuary.
Forum: Statistics 12-02-2017, 04:48 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 89,438
Posted By Johns
Yes you need a webcam. However, you can refer to...

Yes you need a webcam. However, you can refer to the syllabus to double check. You can probably pick up a decent webcam for pretty cheap. I just used an old laptop I had as a webcam.

I took the...
Forum: MAS-II 12-02-2017, 01:13 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 95,200
Posted By Johns
I was going to start now but I realized that I...

I was going to start now but I realized that I should probably do my finance VEE first.

Just finished assignment 1. Plan to grind it out and finish before Christmas. Then get some nice C studying...
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 12-02-2017, 01:13 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 101,208
Posted By Johns
I was going to start now but I realized that I...

I was going to start now but I realized that I should probably do my finance VEE first.

Just finished assignment 1. Plan to grind it out and finish before Christmas. Then get some nice C studying...
Forum: Finance 11-30-2017, 08:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 26,345
Posted By Johns
How hard is the first assignment??

How hard is the first assignment??
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 11-28-2017, 04:20 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 101,208
Posted By Johns
Is there anyway to change it ?

Is there anyway to change it ?
Forum: MAS-II 11-28-2017, 04:20 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 95,200
Posted By Johns
Is there anyway to change it ?

Is there anyway to change it ?
Forum: MAS-II 11-26-2017, 09:42 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 95,200
Posted By Johns
Which VEE are you studying for? It might be...

Which VEE are you studying for?

It might be wise for me to do the same thing. I have corporate finance left.
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 11-26-2017, 09:42 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 101,208
Posted By Johns
Which VEE are you studying for? It might be...

Which VEE are you studying for?

It might be wise for me to do the same thing. I have corporate finance left.
Forum: MAS-II 11-26-2017, 04:30 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 95,200
Posted By Johns
June 2018 Exam C Thread

I might as well start studying for this exam early. I heard itís a tough one.
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 11-26-2017, 04:30 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 101,208
Posted By Johns
June 2018 Exam C Thread

I might as well start studying for this exam early. I heard itís a tough one.
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 11-24-2017, 11:12 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 87,104
Posted By Johns
The exam was fair. I felt very confident my first...

The exam was fair. I felt very confident my first ten, then skipped around a bit.

I'm almost certain I passed. I'm going to finish up my last VEE and study for exam C.

Best of luck to...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 11-09-2017, 04:23 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 87,104
Posted By Johns
Alright boys, it's been a good run so far lets...

Alright boys, it's been a good run so far lets grind out these last few days.

I will be just working on practice quizzes from now on. No practice exams for me. I feel like I haven't studied enough...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 10-31-2017, 10:47 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 87,104
Posted By Johns
Having a time crunch of a couple days left, I...

Having a time crunch of a couple days left, I would consider focusing on adapt and using asm as a reference. Since you have a job. The manual sometimes has challenging problems that can be...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 10-31-2017, 09:52 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 87,104
Posted By Johns
Personally, I am nowhere near ready. I have...

Personally,

I am nowhere near ready. I have to grind hard these next few days to get a passing score. Like seriously only work and go back to the library to finish practicing.

I'm not going to...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 10-31-2017, 12:05 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 87,104
Posted By Johns
ASM is a very valuable resource and study tool. I...

ASM is a very valuable resource and study tool. I think if you put in enough time, either material is good. But at this point itís personal preference. If you can finish the manual, I would do that...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 10-23-2017, 07:08 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 87,104
Posted By Johns
im currently finishing up delta hedging, that's...

im currently finishing up delta hedging, that's my weak spot right now. I'm going into the exotic options tomorrow. I plan to just use adapt.
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 10-20-2017, 02:34 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 87,104
Posted By Johns
Same, im not ready either. Feeling the nerves a...

Same, im not ready either. Feeling the nerves a bit here, but I'm going to remedy that with more practice.
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 10-18-2017, 04:56 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 87,104
Posted By Johns
Congrats on finding a job! I'm currently looking...

Congrats on finding a job! I'm currently looking and applying myself.

Any tips you can offer me?


I'm doing quizzes until I feel good enough on the section. Then I up the difficulty and work...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 10-15-2017, 04:27 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 87,104
Posted By Johns
An easy way to imagine it informally is using the...

An easy way to imagine it informally is using the pay off graphs.

Delta = change in option price / change in stock price

If we fix k then how does the price of the option change with respect...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 10-13-2017, 02:18 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 87,104
Posted By Johns
yes, it fits together nicely towards the middle/...

yes, it fits together nicely towards the middle/ end parts of ASM.

I took a practice exam and discovered my weaknesses. So I'm going to reread those sections and keep working problems until I...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 10-10-2017, 11:31 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 87,104
Posted By Johns
You came at a perfect time. 40 ish days is...

You came at a perfect time. 40 ish days is perfect for this exam. I would say that adapt adjusted well to the changes and gives you a good base if you have a high earned score. I'm using adapt till...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 10-10-2017, 01:30 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 87,104
Posted By Johns
Same, I work in retail 8+ hour days

Same, I work in retail 8+ hour days
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 10-10-2017, 01:29 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 87,104
Posted By Johns
Did you makes your own flash cards?

Did you makes your own flash cards?
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