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Forum: MFE 07-15-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 23,333
Posted By tkt
Unfortunately, there’s nothing much we can do...

Unfortunately, there’s nothing much we can do about this, since we followed the weight stated in the syllabus closely.

As far as theory questions are concerned, although we have quite a number of...
Forum: MFE 07-13-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 212
Posted By tkt
Coaching Actuaries IFM Product Updates

Greetings!

The July IFM Exam is over. Many of us were nervous about the first administration of this exam. We want to thank our customers who sat for the July exam and provided valuable feedback...
Forum: MFE 07-12-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 23,333
Posted By tkt
Got it, but I think the wording should be updated...

Got it, but I think the wording should be updated to remove the reference to Brownian motion since it's NOT on the IFM syllabus. Previously in the older version of MFE, a volatility could be given as...
Forum: MFE 07-12-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 23,333
Posted By tkt
Sounds like a defective question. I just reported...

Sounds like a defective question. I just reported to the SOA so that they can look into it.
Forum: MFE 07-10-2018, 11:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 180
Posted By tkt
Note that: Borrowing money is like selling...

Note that:

Borrowing money is like selling (i.e., short position) a zero-coupon bond. Both results in cash inflows now and cash outflows later.
Lending money is like buying (i.e., long...
Forum: MFE 07-10-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 180
Posted By tkt
I don't have the ASM manual, but I will answer...

I don't have the ASM manual, but I will answer based on the information that you provided.

Exercise 6.5
Originally you have $10,000 invested in Stock S. Now, you want to borrow $x and invest that...
Forum: MFE 07-09-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 23,333
Posted By tkt
There's a discussion thread on this on Reddit as...

There's a discussion thread on this on Reddit as well: https://www.reddit.com/r/actuary/comments/8wod70/missing_formulas_on_ifm/
Forum: Exam 3/MLC - Actuarial Models 07-08-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 12,086
Posted By tkt
We are in the midst of revamping the...

We are in the midst of revamping the written-answer questions for the new LTAM exams. Dave (aka Coach K) is in the midst of creating video solutions covering all past written-answer questions that...
Forum: MFE 07-03-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 23,333
Posted By tkt
All the best! I recommend getting comfortable...

All the best! I recommend getting comfortable with Adapt questions from level 4 - 6, and occasionally challenge yourself with questions from level 7.
Forum: MFE 06-24-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,019
Posted By tkt
I assume you are referring to the new version of...

I assume you are referring to the new version of C, i.e., STAM. The last administration of Exam C will end on June 25th and this exam will be replaced by Exam STAM.

As far as pricing is...
Forum: MFE 06-23-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 23,333
Posted By tkt
In the previous version of this exam (MFE),...

In the previous version of this exam (MFE), according to students report, the difficulty of the actual exam was generally about Adapt level 4 - 6.

We have recently updated the exam generation...
Forum: MFE 06-22-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 23,333
Posted By tkt
Greetings! We are pleased to provide the...

Greetings!

We are pleased to provide the following update on our IFM products:

Video lessons and online manual covering all topics in Derivatives and Corporate Finance, including two SOA study...
Forum: Statistics 06-19-2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 162
Posted By tkt
You can email support@coachingactuaries.com if...

You can email support@coachingactuaries.com if you have any specific questions regarding proctoring.
Forum: MFE 06-13-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 23,333
Posted By tkt
The derivatives portion is more mathematical and...

The derivatives portion is more mathematical and the corporate finance portion is more conceptual. Even when it was just derivatives, students started seeing an increasing number of conceptual word...
Forum: MFE 06-05-2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 23,333
Posted By tkt
Thanks for the kind words! Also, for...

Thanks for the kind words!

Also, for everyone who is preparing for this exam, if you want an electronic copy of our formula sheet, feel free to email me at tteh@coachingactuaries.com. I'd be glad...
Forum: MFE 06-03-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,019
Posted By tkt
Thanks for asking. We do plan to release...

Thanks for asking. We do plan to release review/summary videos on the Corporate Finance material this week. All customers who have access to our full teaching videos will have access to these short...
Forum: MFE 05-21-2018, 12:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 694
Posted By tkt
We recommend students to be familiar with...

We recommend students to be familiar with binomial, uniform, Poisson, and exponential. The Toby White study note uses Poisson and exponential distribution in its Monte Carlo example, and thus Poisson...
Forum: Exam 2/FM - Financial Mathematics 04-23-2018, 11:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,229
Posted By tkt
Yes, we offer different subscription lengths...

Yes, we offer different subscription lengths varying from 7 days to 300 days.
Forum: MFE 04-18-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,019
Posted By tkt
We continue to make good progress on our IFM...

We continue to make good progress on our IFM video production and have released videos earlier than expected.

Here is our latest video lesson covering the first Monte Carlo example in the SOA...
Forum: MFE 04-15-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 23,333
Posted By tkt
This is probably an error. Based on the stock...

This is probably an error. Based on the stock prices in your image, I got the same answer for covariance as yours, which is 0.00147551. You can report this error to Abe at mail@studymanuals.com.
Forum: Exam 3/MLC - Actuarial Models 04-04-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,267
Posted By tkt
Yes, our manual is online; we do not offer a...

Yes, our manual is online; we do not offer a printed manual. However, you may print the manual on your own. Our online manual works well across various platforms, including computer, tablet, and...
Forum: MFE 04-03-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 23,333
Posted By tkt
Just in case you haven't heard, if you are a...

Just in case you haven't heard, if you are a student, we offer a 50% student discount (https://www.coachingactuaries.com/students/discounts/) for our Exam IFM study bundle, which consists of the...
Forum: MFE 03-26-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,019
Posted By tkt
We are excited to share a few of our latest IFM...

We are excited to share a few of our latest IFM video lessons by Mike Carmody on the new Corporate Finance material.

- Introduction to Mean-Variance Analysis...
Forum: MFE 03-13-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 65,513
Posted By tkt
It depends on whether the strike price is greater...

It depends on whether the strike price is greater than or less than the trigger price.

By definition, an option is in-the-money at expiration if it produces a positive payoff when exercised at...
Forum: MFE 03-06-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 65,513
Posted By tkt
For Monte Carlo questions, if discounting is...

For Monte Carlo questions, if discounting is needed, then use the risk-neutral valuation (i.e., use risk-free rate). If discounting is not needed, then use the true/realistic valuation (use alpha as...
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