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Forum: Careers - Employment 03-22-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 957
Posted By monkeyunited
Cross-road. Suggestions? (EL)

I've been working for 3 years as a data analyst and just had an interview for an EL actuarial position. I have 3 exams.
Really need some help determining the pros and cons.

Disclaimer: I don't...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 01-19-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 85,935
Posted By monkeyunited
passed! thank you everyone who had helped me...

passed! thank you everyone who had helped me throughout the exam preparation process
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 01-06-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 85,935
Posted By monkeyunited
wuh what do you mean you haven't received your...

wuh what do you mean you haven't received your score?
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 12-27-2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,803
Posted By monkeyunited
Since the syllabus is not out yet, it's hard to...

Since the syllabus is not out yet, it's hard to say what exactly is going to be on the exam
Forum: MAS-II 12-22-2017, 01:05 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 93,604
Posted By monkeyunited
Here you go: ...

Here you go:
http://www.aceyourexams.net/Information.php

This website has the information you need.
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 12-22-2017, 01:05 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 98,453
Posted By monkeyunited
Here you go: ...

Here you go:
http://www.aceyourexams.net/Information.php

This website has the information you need.
Forum: Buy & Sell Actuarial Study Materials 12-15-2017, 01:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 512
Posted By monkeyunited
ASM FM 11th Ed

Selling ASM study manual for Exam FM. The book is in good condition.
$65 include shipping

PM if interested!
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 12-01-2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 98,453
Posted By monkeyunited
Nvm 18th edition is reasonably priced How much...

Nvm 18th edition is reasonably priced
How much time do you plan on studying? I was going to start in January but saw this thread appearing already..
Forum: MAS-II 12-01-2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 93,604
Posted By monkeyunited
Nvm 18th edition is reasonably priced How much...

Nvm 18th edition is reasonably priced
How much time do you plan on studying? I was going to start in January but saw this thread appearing already..
Forum: Buy & Sell Actuarial Study Materials 12-01-2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,002
Posted By monkeyunited
messaged

messaged
Forum: MAS-II 11-30-2017, 12:29 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 93,604
Posted By monkeyunited
Would 17th edition cut it? or does it have to be...

Would 17th edition cut it? or does it have to be the 18th edition
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 11-30-2017, 12:29 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 98,453
Posted By monkeyunited
Would 17th edition cut it? or does it have to be...

Would 17th edition cut it? or does it have to be the 18th edition
Forum: MAS-II 11-30-2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 93,604
Posted By monkeyunited
Just took MFE and now moving on to the next ...

Just took MFE and now moving on to the next

Which manual do you plan on using?
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 11-30-2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 98,453
Posted By monkeyunited
Just took MFE and now moving on to the next ...

Just took MFE and now moving on to the next

Which manual do you plan on using?
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 11-28-2017, 11:19 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 85,935
Posted By monkeyunited
I spent ~150 hours, mostly on going over the...

I spent ~150 hours, mostly on going over the material.
I would feel a lot more comfortable for an additional 15-20 hours, but definitely don't feel like I need more than 200 hours.
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 11-15-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 85,935
Posted By monkeyunited
I know exactly what you're saying. I was having...

I know exactly what you're saying. I was having troubles with forward/option basics and had to pause and took a bunch of quizzes on them.
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 11-11-2017, 11:17 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 85,935
Posted By monkeyunited
Been doing quizzes and just took a stab at the...

Been doing quizzes and just took a stab at the exam today.
after the first try, I'm currently at 3.9

Just curious about how many practice exams do you plan on taking before feeling "ready"?
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 11-07-2017, 01:09 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 85,935
Posted By monkeyunited
are we responsible for knowing the different...

are we responsible for knowing the different option strategies?
Like bull-spread, butterfly, ...etc
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 11-06-2017, 06:07 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 85,935
Posted By monkeyunited
wait I thought el 9 is very high and 7 is...

wait I thought el 9 is very high and 7 is considered enough to pass exam with confident?
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 11-03-2017, 01:08 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 85,935
Posted By monkeyunited
I wonder if you're treating it as prepaid forward...

I wonder if you're treating it as prepaid forward so instead of delta, you would just use risk free rate.
Sorry, don't have the manual with me right now; otherwise i could be more helpful
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 11-03-2017, 11:39 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 85,935
Posted By monkeyunited
not 100 % sure but wouldn't you just use prepaid...

not 100 % sure but wouldn't you just use prepaid forward when dividend is discrete? Which is stock price minus the present value of the dividend.

For binomial tree, it depends on when the dividend...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 11-01-2017, 06:02 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 85,935
Posted By monkeyunited
I'm finally at my last chapter for ASM, which I...

I'm finally at my last chapter for ASM, which I plan to finish by Friday.
Plan to skim through the material in FM manual on Saturday.
After that I can finally start ADAPT crunch for 2 weeks.
...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 10-23-2017, 05:57 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 85,935
Posted By monkeyunited
For lookback options, how are you guys preparing...

For lookback options, how are you guys preparing for it?
I have the old version of ASM so I don't have that chapter, but upon looking it up, it's very easy to do using binomial tree and it seems...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 10-18-2017, 10:49 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 85,935
Posted By monkeyunited
Thanks! sounds like a good strategy and...

Thanks! sounds like a good strategy and especially helpful for someone like me who don't have 3-4 hrs a day to study.

Anyone plays ios games during study break? If so what's a good one?
When I...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 10-16-2017, 11:48 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 85,935
Posted By monkeyunited
Makes sense. Thanks.

Makes sense. Thanks.
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